'Long-overdue': Green groups urge government to tackle flaring through Energy Bill amendment

clock • 3 min read
'Long-overdue': Green groups urge government to tackle flaring through Energy Bill amendment

Green groups back Lords amendments to deliver earlier ban of oil and gas industry flaring and tackle methane emissions

Green groups have joined forces to signal their support for an amendment to the Energy Bill, which would accelerate the prohibition of venting and flaring in the oil and gas sector in a bid to slash UK...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech development
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guide
  • Access to our new BusinessGreen intelligence service, providing you with
  • > Exclusive in-depth case studies
  • > Policy briefings, white papers and reports on market trends that are shaping the direction of the net zero transition
  • Our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Online and interactive meetings with BusinessGreen’s editors to discuss the crucial stories and trends from the past month

Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial.

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Policy

Mandatory food waste reporting: A simple policy that could have major impact

Mandatory food waste reporting: A simple policy that could have major impact

More comprehensive food waste data could pave the way partnerships between large firms and food redistribution charities, writes Andrew Selous MP

Andrew Selous MP
clock 05 December 2023 • 4 min read
Credit: UNFCCC / Kiara Worth

COP28: 120 countries back goal to treble renewables capacity, but fears grow over 1.5C goal

Day three at Dubai Summit sees wave of commitments to accelerate clean tech deployment, ramp up climate finance, and phase out coal power, as the Pope calls for the 'elimination of fossil fuels'

James Murray in Dubai
clock 02 December 2023 • 9 min read
Credit: iStock

'Powering Past Coal': US commits to unabated coal phase out

US among new members of the Powering Past Coal Alliance, as major economies back target to treble global nuclear capacity

James Murray in Dubai
clock 02 December 2023 • 6 min read