Sunak claims North Sea gas ‘four times’ less polluting than imports
On the day he announced hundreds of new North Sea oil and gas licenses prime minister Rishi Sunak told reporters that producing natural gas in the UK is “better for the climate” than importing it from abroad. He said that’s because it’s “far better to have it here at home rather than shipping it here…
Would new North Sea oil and gas make Britain more energy independent?
The government will grant hundreds of new licences to extract oil and gas from the North Sea, Rishi Sunak said on Monday. The initial decision was announced last year, but Mr Sunak reiterated the plan this week alongside “millions of pounds” for so-called “carbon capture and storage” technology — which the government says would help reduce…
ExxonMobil lobbyist reveals company’s involvement with ‘forever chemicals’
A senior ExxonMobil lobbyist, captured on camera by Greenpeace UK’s Unearthed, has claimed that the company “manufactures” and “uses” controversial so-called “forever chemicals” and is working to delay a ban on their use.
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