Grayling pledges environmental protection ahead of Heathrow vote

MPs are due to vote on the proposals for a third runway later today

MPs launch inquiry into protection of the Arctic

MPs are launching a new inquiry into the UK Government’s approach to protecting the Arctic. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) plans to examine whether existing environmental protections are fit for purpose and if necessary, see how they can be stepped up. A specific area of interest will be to explore how the UK’s promotion of scientific research and best practices increases […]

Energy giant says come clean on fracking

ExxonMobil has become an unlikely ally to the green opponents of fracking by calling for more disclosure of the process. Their CEO said confidence in the process would only improve if the nature of the fluids used in fracking were made public. Rex W. Tillerson said: “Natural gas from shale holds tremendous promise in many […]