Rishi Sunak will pledge to spend £1.6 billion on climate projects, as the British premier arrives at the COP28 summit trying to show leaders the UK remains committed to the cause after he watered down his government’s green agenda and promised to boost oil and gas exploration.
iNPIPE PRODUCTS has hosted prime minister Rishi Sunak at its base in North Yorkshire as the firm looks to expand.
Sixteen Just Stop Oil protesters have been arrested following a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's west London home calling for a halt on fossil fuel exploration in the UK.
Greta Thunberg, alongside Fossil Free London, staged protests outside of Guildhall in the City of London during the prime minister's speech at the Lord Mayor’s banquet.
As well as potentially violating international law, officials advised Sunak's office that increasing North Sea extraction would increase carbon emissions.
The UK Government plans to award North Sea oil and gas licences every year in new legislation being announced this week.
Setting out how the Prime Minister's recent net-zero policy delays would affect future emissions is "not appropriate", Claire Coutinho has said.
A majority of Scots back the decision to go ahead with drilling in the Rosebank oil field, a poll suggests.
Former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has accused Rishi Sunak of questionable economics over his decision to postpone environmental measures and start drilling for oil in the North Sea.
Recently, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced plans to water down the UK's phasing out of gas boilers in homes as part of a rollback on green energy policies.
There has been “no signal” that the UK Government’s £20bn of planned funding for CCS would be at risk following a general election, said a leading trade body.
Tory voters in the UK still favor the nation’s net zero climate target and want the government to help them go green, according to research by Onward, a conservative think tank.
The once-booming UK offshore wind industry faces years of pain, including project delays and possible cancellations, due to soaring costs and higher interest rates.
Jobs, investment and confidence are all at risk, warned a plethora of industry bodies and campaign groups.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he would roll back some green energy policies while sustaining the country’s long-term carbon emission reduction target, a move that sparked a backlash among Tory MPs and created uncertainty for industry.
Most people in Scotland back Rishi Sunak's decision to grant new oil and gas licences, according to new research on public attitudes to the future of the energy industry.
Rishi Sunak has been warned that halting the UK's progress towards net zero could ultimately burden consumers with extra costs.
Nicola Sturgeon slammed Rishi Sunak’s North Sea strategy unveiled in Peterhead as a “lamentable failure of leadership”.
In a recent announcement, Rishi Sunak has highlighted the need for the United Kingdom to maintain a significant fossil fuel industry to avoid overreliance on foreign energy imports.
Rishi Sunak has insisted his plans to "max out" the UK's oil and gas reserves are "evidently" sensible as he faced a growing backlash for allegedly betraying climate pledges.
SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn said the Tories “appear to have adopted an almost Donald Trump-like stance of ‘drill, baby, drill’.”
The SNP's Westminster leader has welcomed reports a carbon capture scheme in Scotland is due to get the green light, claiming "now is the time to strike" on the country's green potential.
Acorn and the Viking project in the Humber have been selected as part of a £1bn funding competition from the UK Government.
"I’m delighted the Acorn project at St Fergus has been selected for development in Track 2” said Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid.
Support for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is planned as part of the UK Government’s upcoming Energy Week.