Onshore wind farm restrictions continue to stifle Britain's renewable energy potential

Despite Boris Johnson's newfound enthusiasm for offshore wind farms, the UK risks going backwards on wind power capacity.

Rebecca Windemer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Planning and Energy, Cardiff University • conversation
Oct. 12, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: boris-johnson renewable-energy wind-energy wind-farms conservative-party nimbyism onshore-wind

Boris Johnson: Wind farms to power every home by 2030

Boris Johnson will pledge £160m for building turbines as he promises to "build back greener".

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 6, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: wind-power boris-johnson wind conservative-party

Andrew Sabisky: No 10 adviser resigns over alleged race comments

Andrew Sabisky said that he wanted to help the government, "not be a distraction".

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 17, 2020 ~4 min

Tags:  boris-johnson  dominic-cummings  conservative-party  civil-service

Fracking halted after government pulls support

Drilling for shale gas will cease in England - but the government stops short of an outright ban.

By Dearbail Jordan • bbcnews
Nov. 2, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: oil-gas-industry fracking cuadrilla-resources fracking-in-the-uk conservative-party

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