Environment

The government’s long awaited Energy Security Strategy for the UK has finally been published – and immediately condemned for ignoring energy efficiencies and offering no help to deal with rising prices now. Despite energy efficiencies - such as insulating homes - being hailed as “a silver bullet” for the UK’s energy conundrum, the government’s strategy omits any schemes that would...

Shapps says ‘no’ to Labour’s call for fuel rationing plan

Labour has called for the government to take contingency measures in case fuel rationing is needed in the UK as Russia’s war in Ukraine deepens. Shadow business secretary Jonathan Reynolds said “there’s a lot of complacency in this country” about...

Protests against energy price hike while climate activists block oil terminals

Protests around the country have seen thousands march against record energy price rises while climate change activists target the country’s fossil fuel infrastructure. Protestors in Cardiff and Birmingham joined those...

Sunak stalls PM’s energy security strategy with cabinet split over plan

Chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak has stalled the prime minister’s already delayed energy security strategy. It is nearly three weeks since Boris Johnson pledged the government’s energy plan will...

Johnson paves way for fracking ban U-turn

Boris Johnson “has paved the way” for another major policy U-turn with speculation the recently announced fracking ban is to be reversed. The prime minister has suggested that sealing the...
Which? car survey

Which? car survey suggests electric cars are less reliable

A Which? car survey of 48,000 British motorists has indicated that electric vehicles may not be as reliable as previously thought. Electricity-powered cars are more likely to break down and spend longer undergoing repairs. While...
Eunice is just one of the names in the A-Z of Storms

UK weather warnings – after Dudley, brace yourself for Storm Eunice

While thousands of people are waiting for power to be restored, the UK Met Office has issued several weather warnings and urged people to only travel if absolutely necessary. As Storm Eunice approaches the...
A group of protestors calling for a fracking ban, dressed in yellow t-shirts and holding placards.

Fracking ban exposes embattled PM to new attack from Tory MPs

Boris Johnson is under fresh attack from his own backbenches after his government announced a fracking ban. Tory MPs and members of the Lords have denounced the ban as unconservative while claiming fracking would help...
Street sign of Downing Street

Downing Street rocked by five resignations  – ‘Change is good’ says PM

Downing Street has been rocked by a wave of resignations from the prime minister’s team with a fifth advisor announcing their's this morning (February 4). In just a few hours, Boris Johnson lost four key...

The world’s biggest talking shop proves how cheap the PM’s ‘blah, blah, blah’ really...

The private jets that carried world leaders to Glasgow are departing with thousands of negotiators left behind and tasked with diffusing the climate change ticking time-bomb. “It's one minute to midnight on the doomsday clock,...