A group of campaigners will see their day in court as they challenge the UK government over its plans for continued North Sea oil recovery, which they allege are in conflict with the country’s net zero goals.
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Campaigners brought a 42ft wind turbine blade to Aberdeen as part of the Greenpeace Just Transition Tour.
Trade unions and climate campaigners have called for the creation of an “offshore training passport” to help workers move between the oil and gas and renewables sectors more easily.
The Government must earmark £10 billion for 250,000 green apprenticeships over the next three years to minimise the long-term economic damage of the coronavirus pandemic, an environmental group says.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is in court in The Hague for the final hearing in a landmark case that could force it to reduce its carbon footprint.
France’s Engie has pulled out of a proposed agreement to secure LNG from NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG project, over concerns about shale gas development.
Total will face accusations of human rights violations over its activities in Uganda on October 28, in the Versailles Court of Appeal.
Friends of the Earth (FoE) has issued a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to support Mozambique LNG.
The UK Government spent more than £50,000 investigating BP after an oil leak – an amount seven times greater than the fine dished out to the company.
The UK government is reconsidering its support for financing foreign oil and gas projects, following UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) commitment to the Total-led Mozambique LNG project.
The Prime Minister is facing pressure from campaigners to commit to climate action in the latest call for a "green recovery" from the pandemic.
A court in France has found it does not have the right to hear a complaint against Total in Uganda, in an early blow to a new law.
A group of NGOs has filed in a French court to compel Total to disclose details of its human rights and environmental plans in Uganda.
Scientists will be able to use up to £1 billion of the aid budget inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis in developing countries, Boris Johnson is to announce.
Millions of people are set to take to the streets all over the world today in what could be the largest climate protest in history.
A nuclear reactor at a power station will temporarily return to service after being shut down last year when cracks were found in its core.
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.
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.