North Sea oil company chief claims climate crisis is ‘fake’

29/07/2021 - Channel 4 News

Chief executive of Orcadian Energy said the climate emergency is “fake” in now deleted tweets.

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It’s better to find oil in our own backyard, argues Shell

30/07/2021 - The Times

Royal Dutch Shell claims that blocking a new North Sea oilfield would be bad for the climate.

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Science Museum gagged by sponsorship deal with Shell

30/07/2021 - The Times

Science Museum condemned for signing sponsorship contract with Shell in which it agreed not to criticise firm.

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Foreign control of UK oil licences threatens net zero goal

29/07/2021 - The Guardian

Foreign control of North Sea oil licences could put UK’s plans to reach net zero emissions at risk, study warns.

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Forgotten oil and gas wells linger, leaking toxic chemicals

29/07/2021 - Associated Press

Millions of abandoned US oil and gas wells found to be leaking methane and toxic chemicals.

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UK fossil fuel use falls to record low in 2020

29/07/2021 - i News

For first time ever UK generated more electricity from renewable sources than fossil fuels, official data confirms.

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Investors demand annual vote on companies’ net zero plans

30/07/2021 - Financial Times

More than 50 asset managers including JPMorgan and M&G want clearer progress.

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Government to unveil plans to boost ‘active travel’

29/07/2021 - i News

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to unveil raft of measures to encourage walking and cycling.

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Move plug sockets to cut risk in flooding, homeowners told

29/07/2021 - Daily Telegraph

Government advice includes laying tiles instead of carpets and fitting valves to stop water entering property.

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Climate ‘intensifying’ conflicts between humans and wildlife

29/07/2021 - The Independent

The climate crisis could be “intensifying” conflicts between humans and wildlife, a biologist has warned.

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