Major setback for plans to build a third runway at Heathrow as the Court of Appeal rules the government decision was unlawful for ignoring the Paris climate agreement
Bernard Looney, BP's new boss, has unveiled his plan to tackle the oil giant's carbon problem. Amidst a climate emergency, all the tough questions are being left to his successor to answer
BP’s new CEO is setting out his ‘net zero carbon ambition’ for the oil and gas giant. Bernard Looney wants the company to be seen as kinder and cleaner, committed to tackling climate change. But unless he pulls BP out of the fossil fuel business, anything else is just spin.
Bernard Looney is trying to position the oil company as green and responsible. If BP's new CEO is serious, the company will quickly abandon oil and gas, and move into renewable energy. Until it does, BP will continue to be a major culprit in the climate emergency.
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The UK is leaving the EU. But what does this mean for environmental laws and standards? How are fishing, farming and climate change going to be handled from now on? There’s not much detail yet, but here are a few areas to watch as the government passes new laws and paves the way for future trade deals.