But response to Commons Energy Committee downplays prospect of offshore shale gas extraction
The government has this week dismissed the immediate prospects for extracting shale gas from offshore geological formations, despite calls from MPs for it to explore its viability. The move is likely...
German environment minister Barbara Hendricks orders only vegetarian food to be served at government events
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