Friends of the Earth

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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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Cop26: Women must be heard on climate, say rights groups
Those worst hit by global heating are left out of talks, says feminist coalition calling for systemic change

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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20 meat and dairy firms emit more greenhouse gas than Germany, Britain or France
Livestock companies with large emissions receive billions of dollars in funding, campaigners say

Sophie Kevany

07, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Nicola Sturgeon ‘hiding behind PM’ on Cambo oilfield, say climate groups
Campaigners criticise first minister for not demanding end to North Sea drilling in letter to Boris Johnson

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

12, Aug, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Rights groups join forces to call for UK corporate accountability laws
Companies must have human rights and environmental obligations, say TUC and Amnesty International

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

04, Jul, 2021 @12:30 PM

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