Analysis from local group highlights there is potential for 4,500 green jobs in West Cumbria, the region where controversial coal mine is planned
BREAKING: Government confirms Communities Secretary will now intervene and review plans to build UK's first coal mine in 30 years
Environmental groups argue government's decision to frame coal mine as a 'local issue' turns blind eye to global impacts of burning coal, as calls grow for government to intervene while it still can
Letter to Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick warns new mine would raise UK emissions and could find it has no domestic market for its coal from 2035 onwards
County council claims potential for new jobs in the short term 'outweighed concerns about climate change and local amenity'
Welsh Government's new Planning Policy sets stringent limits on new fossil fuel extraction but promotes renewables and EV charge points