As letter reveals extent of Chancellor's backing for fracking, Chairman of Committee on Climate Change says government must ensure gas supply in 2030 is compatible with climate targets
The government must confirm today that any expansion of shale gas extraction in the UK would not exceed the UK's carbon budgets, the chairman of the influential Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has warned....
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It will be a massive own goal if the UK fails to announce a substantial commitment at the Climate Ambition Summit it is hosting in December, argues ECIU's Dr Alison Doig
The 200 firms in the group's membership - including Shell, Chevron, BASF, Volkswagen, BP, PepsiCo - must comply with rules requiring science-aligned net zero goal for no later than 2050