"They think that economic success is created by a tiny number of people at the top and that everybody else has very little to contribute."
"“It is high risk, for sure, but we knew that when we got into this game,” said a senior research fellow at the Open University."
"Next week, the government is introducing the offshore petroleum licensing bill in the House of Commons, which would allow for more licences to extract fossil fuel from the North Sea. The latest IPCC report makes it clear no new fossil fuel projects can be opened, so doing so goes against the recommendations of most of the world’s leading climate scientists."
"The feasibility study will not only consider the Tees Tunnel but also the possibility of a bridge over the river. Mr Houchen said: "I personally don’t think a bridge is the right idea as it could limit the size of ships that you get down the river."