The government today set out its position on shale gas exploration as Cuadrilla resumed hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations at its site in Preston New Road, Lancashire. A BEIS spokesperson said: Shale gas could be an important new domestic energy source reducing the level of gas imports while delivering broad economicRead More →

£26 million awarded to accelerate rollout of carbon capture and storage as UK moves to a net zero emissions economy 40,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide – 100 times more than the UK’s current largest facility – to be captured each year at Tata Chemicals Europe in Cheshire emissions reduction isRead More →

reating homeless people for drug misuse is exceptionally difficult unless their housing needs are addressed at the same time, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has today advised the Home Secretary. The report, published today (19 June 2019), finds that housing authorities, local councils and health services shouldRead More →

The convergence of the human hand and the latest Artificial Intelligence technology is explored in Scott Eaton’s debut exhibition, Artist+AI: Figures & Form in the Age of Intelligent Machines, which opens at Somerset House, London, on June 18, 2019. The exhibition combines the latest in generative artificial intelligence (AI) with theRead More →

The expanded Regulatory Excellence Awards attracted more entries than ever, with two new categories covering product safety, and innovation and technical work. Organised by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), the Awards recognise regulatory organisations, individuals, businesses and trade associations that have achieved positive outcomes through good practice.Read More →