Keeping fossil fuels in the ground

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The influential Carbon Tracker report showed how we must keep over 80% of known fossil fuel reserves in the ground. What are the implications for fossil fuel development in the Yorkshire region area? What about fracking, coal and the future of power stations in the region?

Oct 17

Study: CCS network promises £160bn boost to UK economy Link to report

Labour MP visits Kirby Misperton protest site

After spending €587 million, EU has zero CO2 storage plants

Sept 17

UK urgently needs to shift from oil to renewables, study claims

Fracking, nuclear and wind: which would you rather have in your backyard?

Energy giant Drax starts planning for gas-firing and battery storage

August 17

Fracking: UK shale gas is ‘overhyped’ and 'unlikely' to be economically viable, research indicates

Coal Mining Jobs in Britain Fall by Half Compared to Last Year

July 17

Business Secretary to establish UK as world leader in battery technology as part of modern Industrial Strategy

Drax looking at 'coal-free future' as it reveals £83m pre-tax loss

Ineos is granted environmental permit for exploratory borehole in South Yorkshire

Climate Progress Dashboard forecasts global warming of more than 4°C - Schroders

National Grid's Future Energy Scenarios 2017 launched

Drax fifth biggest emitter of CO2 in Europe in 2015 - European Environment Agency

Third Energy submit Hydraulic Fracture Plan to Oil and Gas Authority

Jun 17

Meeting Carbon Budgets: Closing the policy gap 2017 Report to Parliament - Committee for Climate Change

FOOT OFF THE GAS report - Climate Action Tracker

Burning the Climate: 120 Top Coal Plant Developers -

Mar 17

A future after oil and gas? Norway's fossil-free energy start-ups - Guardian

Feb 17

Chatham House report: Woody Biomass for Power and Heat: Impacts on the Global Climate

European Fossil Fuel Subsidies Awards launched - find out how to nominate your least favourite fossil fuel subsidy

Oil production releases more methane than previously thought - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Analysis of local-scale background concentrations of methane and other gas-phase species in the Marcellus Shale

Government gives green light for fracking – and for serious public health and environmental risks - Faculty of Public Health


Fuelling the Fire - the chequered history of Underground Coal Gasification