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Shale gas site picture by DECC

Gas boom from unrestrained fracking linked to emissions rise

New analysis shows abundant gas would cut energy prices but squeeze out renewable energy, and would likely increase overall carbon emissions

16 Oct 2014

Shale gas site picture by DECC

UK to allow fracking companies to use 'any substance' under homes

Proposed amendment in Infrastructure Bill would make mockery of world class shale gas regulation claims, campaigners say

14 Oct 2014

Dale Vince of Ecotricity in front of wind turbine

Ecotricity considers legal challenge over EU go-ahead for Hinkley Point C

Energy supplier joins growing number of firms and organisations seeking to block planned subsidy scheme for new nuclear plant

13 Oct 2014

Lego ends Shell partnership following Greenpeace campaign

Toymaker will not renew current multimillion pound deal, that sees Shell-branded Lego sets sold at petrol stations, following a viral video against Arctic drilling by the green group

09 Oct 2014

US east coast cities face frequent flooding due to climate change

From Miami to Washington DC, towns and cities on America’s east coast could see triple the number of tidal floods by 2030 as sea levels rise, say researchers

08 Oct 2014

Tougher energy efficiency target would boost UK economy by £62bn – study

Environmentalists cite unpublished EU figures in call for a more ambitious goal for reducing energy use by 2030

06 Oct 2014

Could the 2°C climate target be completely wrong?

The global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature

02 Oct 2014

British firm Ineos accused of ‘bribes and bulldozers’ approach to fracking

The company is offering six per cent of future shale gas revenues to those sitting on reserves or affected by their extraction

29 Sep 2014

Leaders under fire for failure to attend post-UN climate summit meetings

Greg Barker, David Cameron’s former top climate change aide, criticises heads of state for no-show at New York dinner

25 Sep 2014

Google to cut ties with rightwing lobby group over climate change 'lies'

Decision by search giant to sever link with American Legislative Exchange Council will boost UN climate campaign

23 Sep 2014

US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit

Rich countries pledged to find $100bn a year by 2020, but so far only Germany has made a significant contribution

22 Sep 2014

Obama delays key power plant rule of signature climate change plan

A week before major UN talks on climate change, EPA extends comment period for rule to cut carbon pollution from plants

17 Sep 2014

EMR: Enough Talk Already

Like Scotland, the UK energy market is gearing up for a massive shake-up - Nathan Goode hopes everyone is ready for it

17 Sep 2014

Richard Branson failed to deliver on $3bn climate change pledge

New book by Naomi Klein claims that Virgin founder gave less than a tenth of cash promised to develop low carbon fuel

15 Sep 2014

New EU energy and climate commissioner 'must drop oil shares'

Miguel Arias Cañete told by lawmakers that he must give up his shares in two oil companies if his nomination is to be approved

12 Sep 2014

Tropical forests illegally destroyed for commercial agriculture

Forest Trends warns that demand for palm oil, beef, soy and wood has fuelled rapid deforestation, especially in Indonesia

11 Sep 2014

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