Alignment with Paris Agreement remains long way off but investment in energy efficiency, offshore wind, and battery storage could yet place countries on a sustainable course, IEA declares in World Energy Outlook 2019
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
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
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls on the government to ban fracking 'once and for all'
Natascha Engel slams government for 'political decisions' that have made hampered development of shale gas industry
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
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'
Opponents say revised definition of fracking will allow energy firms to bypass planning rules
Conservative MP says drilling and pollution are 'alarming prospect' for communities
Start of flagship event championing green growth coincides with start of fracking operations in Lancashire
BREAKING: Fracking for shale gas can proceed in the UK for the first time since 2011 as campaigner loses legal appeal
The men 'deserve our gratitude, not a prison term', Greenpeace's executive director said, after judge handed them 15-16 month sentences
Drilling set to start within weeks, after government controversially signs off on latest fracking project
Accusation comes only weeks before the UK's first fracking in seven years
Friends of the Earth says revised national planning policy makes it 'virtually impossible' for councils to refuse fracking schemes
Government ends quarterly gauging of attitudes to fracking, nuclear, electric vehicles and smart meters