Extracting the 5.7 billion barrels of oil and gas in fields already operating would see the UK miss its climate change goals, a new report warns.
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Friends of the Earth claimed the Environment Agency (EA) failed to consider techniques which could reduce the environmental impact of fracking at the energy firm's site in Little Plumpton, Lancashire.
Environmental campaigners are set to bring the latest legal challenge over fracking at the High Court.
Environmental campaigners have accused the SNP of “climate hypocrisy” after an Aberdeen MP backed new tax breaks for the North Sea oil industry.
The majority of Tory councillors do not support Government moves to change planning rules to fast track fracking, a poll suggests.
More than 6,000 fracking wells would be needed to produce enough gas to halve the UK estimated imports up to 2035, a report for environmental campaigners has warned.
Friends of the Earth Netherlands has announced today that it intends to take on global oil giant Shell over claims it is ‘destroying’ the climate.
An official report into why the Transocean Winner oil rig crashed into rocks off the Western Isles has revealed a litany of problems including a worn tow rope, failing to consider high winds and an insufficient towing manual.
Norway's hydrocarbon exploration could be infringing upon the Paris Climate Agreement.
Friends of the Earth (FoE) is refusing to back down over its claims that a case against the organisation had been dropped by the UK advertising watchdog.
The director of a Scottish green group said yesterday that discussing fracking with chemicals giant Ineos would be “a huge waste of time”.
Friends of the Earth (FoE) said yesterday that the UK’s advertising regulator had dropped a case into a leaflet it produced on fracking.
Campaigners learn today whether they have won a legal challenge against one of the first planning applications to carry out fracking in England.
A green group said today that new research into fracking delivered damning evidence against the use of the technology in Scotland.
Burning coal under Scotland’s seabed would cause significant environmental damage and would be “completely out of step” with the nation’s climate change goals, a report by environmentalists has warned.