Go-ahead for testing at oil drilling site sparks fury

Campaigners have said oil drilling in Sussex “makes a mockery of the climate crisis”

People are “sick to death” of net zero, says new Tory deputy Chairman

The new deputy Conservative Chairman has said people do not want to be ‘dictated to by the do-gooders’

Graham Stuart to remain Climate Minister

Mr Stuart vowed to work with the Business Secretary to “deliver net zero in the way which best boosts jobs and prosperity”

Rishi Sunak sets out the government’s priorities in first PMQs

Rishi Sunak has said the government will focus on long term energy security by prioritising more renewables, offshore wind and nuclear

Wales to set up state-owned energy company

The company aims to prioritise the development of onshore wind farms

Tory-led councils renew their support on fracking ban despite government’s intentions

Bolton Council and Fylde Council have opposed the government plan to lift fracking restrictions

I am not a green energy sceptic, says Business Secretary

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said the government is exploring finance options to help households with the upfront costs of solar panels

Households could be handed £1,000 to consent to fracking in their area

The reported plan to pay local residents has been touted as a “cynical ploy likely to fail” by campaigners

Truss is ‘rowing back on net zero’ say environmentalists

The Prime Minister’s speech at the Tory conference has not raised the spirits of climate campaigners

Liz Truss speech cut off by Greenpeace protesters

The protest was about the government’s actions on fracking, climate and the cost of living crisis