'Presumption against exploration': Tougher climate tests needed for new oil and gas projects, UK climate advisors warn

Cecilia Keating
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'Presumption against exploration': Tougher climate tests needed for new oil and gas projects, UK climate advisors warn

UK's climate advisors warn ‘climate compatibility checkpoint’ planned by Ministers for future oil and gas extraction projects must be made tougher, but stops short of calling for an end of exploration

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has set out its advice for how the government should enact checks on whether oil and gas projects in the UK are compatible with net zero goals, arguing it would like...

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