Friends of the Earth

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Bus services cut by more than 80% in parts of England and Wales since 2008, finds study
Research of timetables reveals ‘silent war’ on bus users outside London

Nyima Jobe

28, Nov, 2023 @12:01 AM

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A non-partisan green movement is impossible today given its opponents
Claims that net zero by 2050 is too expensive feel like a ploy to keep oil and gas profits flowing

Paul Brown

15, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Climate protesters gather in Parliament Square as fossil fuel deadline passes
Four days of peaceful activism led by Extinction Rebellion fail to elicit pledge from government to ban new oil and gas projects

Sandra Laville

24, Apr, 2023 @5:08 PM

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UK government gambles on carbon capture and storage tech despite scientists’ doubts
Controversial technology is at centre of ‘powering up Britain’ strategy, but critics argue it has ‘little merit’ and ‘delays real cuts in emissions’

Fiona Harvey and Jillian Ambrose

29, Mar, 2023 @11:01 PM

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BP criticised over plan to spend billions more on fossil fuels than green energy
Company’s oil and gas investments for 2023 will be as much as double those on renewables

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

27, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK ministers face legal challenge over North Sea oil and gas licences
Three campaign groups challenge plans to award up to 130 new licences for exploration

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

12, Dec, 2022 @9:20 AM

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Study finds ‘hotspots’ in England and Wales at greatest risk from rising energy bills
Areas where energy use is high but average income low include Birmingham and Cornwall, says Friends of the Earth

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

21, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Cumbria coalmine redundant before it even opens, say campaigners
Friends of the Earth says there will be no market for Whitehaven coal as Europe’s steelmakers move to ‘green steel’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, May, 2022 @9:07 AM

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Government to consider impact of UK energy efficiency plan on poor households
Officials admit they did not conduct equality assessment before launch of heat and buildings strategy

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

03, May, 2022 @10:36 AM

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Britain hands billions to projects linked to labour abuse and climate damage
UK Export Finance used £5.24bn of taxpayer money to fund overseas energy and infrastructure ventures – despite its own review raising concerns

Katie McQue

31, Mar, 2022 @5:45 AM

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North Sea Abigail oilfield plan approved despite climate goals
Cop26 experts said no new fossil fuel plans would be compatible with climate targets

Jillian Ambrose

01, Feb, 2022 @6:20 PM

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UK government sued over ‘pie-in-the-sky’ net-zero climate strategy
ClientEarth and Friends of the Earth say strategy fails to include policies needed to ensure emissions cuts

Damian Carrington Environment editor

12, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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