'Transition, not extinction': Government sets out climate tests for future oil and gas projects

Michael Holder
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The UK's oil and gas sector has pledged to achieve net zero by 2050
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The UK's oil and gas sector has pledged to achieve net zero by 2050

Proposals would see North Sea developers having to meet six net zero tests including emissions and green investment targets in order to secure extraction licenses

The government is proposing six climate tests that future UK oil and gas extraction projects would have to meet in order to secure the green light in future offshore licensing rounds, as it continued to...

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