Shell and BP are writing down assets while a raft of US fracking firms are entering bankruptcy protection – change is coming to the fossil fuel industry faster than anyone expected
Tory party promises to ramp up offshore wind capacity and roll out a comprehensive fast-charging network, but skirts demands for radical 'climate emergency' programme
Was it climate fears, widespread opposition, earthquakes or incompetent PR which eventually sounded the death knell for shale gas?
In a shock U-turn the government announces moratorium on fracking in the UK, after report reveals unpredictability of forecasting tremors
Attempts to establish a fracking industry have made slow progress while costing the UK taxpayer more than £32m, a report from the National Audit Office has found
Scottish government confirms opposition to shale gas extraction, promising no licences will be issued for the activity
Shale gas operations remain paused at Lancashire site after largest seismic tremor to date was recorded last week
A 1.55 magnitude tremor stops work at Preston New Road, just days after operations resumed following a seven-month hiatus
University of Nottingham says new techniques give lower estimate than in 2013 report
As fracking resumes in Lancashire, mixed messages emerge from government as it tones down the pro-shale gas rhetoric but hints at a review of crucial tremor rules
With Andrea Leadsom returning to energy policy as part of Boris Johnson's government, Andrew Warren wonders if energy demand myths will once more be used to push for fracking
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls on the government to ban fracking 'once and for all'
More than a third of the public are very worried about climate change, according to official government survey
Natascha Engel slams government for 'political decisions' that have made hampered development of shale gas industry
Liberal Democrat MP Wera Hobhouse speaks out ahead of a Commons debate on shale gas extraction
Public Accounts Committee report calls on government to get a better handle on future fossil fuel infrastructure decommissioning costs
Labour study comes as UK government faces pressure from courts and councils
Court rules new planning guidance on fracking is unlawful as it failed to adequately consider latest scientific evidence
EDF Energy announces closure of Cottam coal-fired power station in Nottinghamshire, citing 'challenging market conditions', as government survey again highlights renewables popularity
November letter from Energy and Clean Growth Minister to Cuadrilla boss reasserts that existing traffic light system is 'fit for purpose'
New draft of Greater Manchester development strategy puts environment and climate front and centre of 2040 vision
Greater Manchester tells firms they are not welcome as discontent spreads
Labour's Barry Gardiner has accused the Energy and Clean Growth Minister of misleading Parliament over shale gas industry meeting that she 'dropped in on'
Welsh Government's new Planning Policy sets stringent limits on new fossil fuel extraction but promotes renewables and EV charge points