UK taxpayers are paying BP and Shell to extract: Why we need a more market-based approach in the North Sea

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Our research shows it's no longer economic to extract more oil and gas from the North Sea - the UK government needs to stop throwing good money after bad, argues Green Alliance's Joe Tetlow

As hosts of COP26, ministers have been firm on the need to tackle climate change by transitioning away from fossil fuels. But the recent energy crisis, driven by the global rise in the price of gas, has...

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