Five priorities for the UK government to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments and create the foundation for a strong, clean, secure and decarbonised UK economy. Parliamentary briefing. January 2017. [PDF]
This report focuses on the reliability of renewable energy, and how an electricity grid focused on renewables can keep the lights on. It also looks at how the rapidly falling costs of renewables means it can be affordable. Report. 12 pages. [PDF]
Friends of the Earth's assessment of the Clean Growth Strategy, published on 12 October 2017, which articulates the government's approach to and plans for
meeting legally binding UK Climate Change Act targets.
Can the minister robustly grant hydraulic fracking consent given the levels of pollutants in the groundwater, the risk that fracking could compound these, potential problems with monitoring and any uncertainty which remains?
Its stunning white beaches and sandy dunes make Druridge Bay a hotspot for people and wildlife. But this beautiful Northumberland getaway is in danger of losing its charm. A huge coal mine has been proposed in the area, which would be a disaster for the climate and the local community.