A windfall tax on North Sea oil and gas firms would be “economically illiterate” and could “perversely” drive up the domestic costs of energy, MPs have been told ahead of a key vote today.
North Sea oil and gas receipts should go towards a "net-zero fund", according to Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
All new homes would be "zero carbon" within three years under Labour plans to tackle the housing and climate crises at the same time, the party said.
A fresh threat of job losses at a Western Isles fabrication plant was branded “an outrage” by shadow chancellor John McDonnell yesterday.
Jeremy Corbyn has praised wind power as "the future" after announcing plans to create 67,000 jobs and 37 new wind farms.
Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to turn the Government’s “failed approach” to tackling climate change on its head with a “green industrial revolution” if he becomes prime minister.
There are a large number of 'ifs' that would need to be satisfied for a Labour government to take power in the UK with sufficient political support and time to allow it to pass the legislation required to deliver its desired renationalisation policy, against likely strong opposition from other political parties, MPs within the Labour party, stakeholders and the House of Lords and in the face of competing demands.
Labour will introduce climate change as a core part of the curriculum from primary school onwards, the party has announced.
The UK shadow chancellor has pledged that a Labour Government would deliver 50,000 Scottish jobs in the renewable energy sector including thousands in the Western Isles, Shetland and Orkney.
Labour's shadow business and energy secretary, Rebecca Long Bailey, last night pledged that her party would look to create a "seven-fold" increase in offshore wind.
The Scottish Government has been criticised for extending a fracking licence owned by petrochemical giant Ineos.
Labour has warned it would be “catastrophic” for Britain’s nuclear industry if the role of Euratom ended immediately after Brexit, as the party pushed for a specific transitional arrangement.
The trade association responsible for representing the energy sector, Energy UK, today announced their new chair as former Labour MP, Lord John Hutton.
The Scottish Government's decision to ban fracking in Scotland has garnered praise and outrage. Energy Voice decided to look back at some of the more memorable moments from the beginning of the moratorium on the issue to present day.
Labour shadow cabinet splits were again laid bare as Jeremy Corbyn’s new energy spokeswoman said she supported new nuclear power stations in apparent opposition to the UK opposition leader’s view.