Foreign ambassadors say Boris Johnson's tacit support for the mine prompts accusations of hypocrisy.
today • ~5 min
Councillors will reconsider the planning application in the light of climate change advice.
Feb. 9, 2021 • ~4 min
Alok Sharma should resign unless plans for a deep coal mine in Cumbria are dropped, Lib Dems say.
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~4 min
Environmental groups say they are mystified No 10 has not intervened to stop the mine going ahead.
Feb. 4, 2021 • ~4 min
The government's climate change advisors say it will compromise the UK’s legally binding carbon budgets.
Jan. 30, 2021 • ~3 min
The UK's push to secure a deal over fossil fuels is being undercut by a decision to allow a new coal mine, MPs warn.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~5 min
The government rejects holding an inquiry into plans for a coal mine, meaning it can progress.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~2 min
The new mine in Cumbria could create 500 jobs but protesters argue it will contribute to global warming.
Nov. 2, 2019 • ~3 min