Several years ago, it seemed that some leading environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) had started to concede UK Big Oil’s claim that a managed transition away from high- to low-carbon energy might be strategically more effective as a means of reaching Net Zero by 2050 than the slam-dunk kill demanded by Just Stop Oil.
Environmental campaign groups have criticised the latest awarding of new oil and gas licences by the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA).
Environmental campaign group Greenpeace has vowed to appeal after it lost a legal challenge against a new major UK oil and gas licensing round.
Environmental groups say a change of ownership at the controversial Cambo development will not alter the prospects for what they call a "doomed" field, following news that Ithaca Energy will acquire operator Siccar Point.
Thousands ‘condemned’ to cold, draughty homes: Energy Strategy draws ire for lack of efficiency measures
Politicians and campaigners have criticised the government’s Energy Security Strategy for apparently overlooking energy efficiency and demand reduction measures in favour of large-scale nuclear and fossil fuel projects.
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.
The Government is refusing to reveal details of how policies in its flagship "net-zero" strategy will deliver the carbon cuts needed to tackle the climate crisis.
‘We will not be silenced’: Court ruling could see Greenpeace chief imprisoned over North Sea protest
A Greenpeace boss has vowed that his organisation “will not be silenced” despite facing a lengthy prison sentence over North Sea protest action in 2019.
Drilling contractor Transocean is understood to pushing for jail time and fines against Greenpeace bosses, despite receiving a favourable ruling halting any further North Sea action.
A Greenpeace climate boss has warned that "increased" North Sea protest action will take place if strong measures on tackling emissions aren’t executed by oil and gas firms.
Oil and gas giant Shell has been accused by Greenpeace of attempting to ban the climate activist group from further North Sea protests.
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.