Government admits process that allowed Pont Valley site to begin operating was flawed
More than 71,000 hectares of protected countryside in the south-east face risk of drilling
Donal Boyle says Historic England must preserve some of the country’s cooling towers; while David Smythe says there is no justification for fracking in the UKWe are in danger of losing a major feature of the late 20th-century...
Ironbridge Gorge As the reasons for the old power station’s cooling towers being there fade from memory, they become more enigmatic, more magical
While Barnaby Joyce has been vociferous in his opposition to the Shenhua mine, the Nationals leader, Warren Truss, has not uttered a word
Relentless local protests and a damning report have dealt a double blow to a fledgling fracking industry, but the companies aren’t going to go away
Heavily redacted report on the impact of fracking in the UK should be released in full, information commissioner tells environment department
Having access to gas is a matter of national security. Our homes and large parts of British industry need gas; any suggestion to the contrary is just not the real world. The truth is we are going to be using gas, including...
You quote Tidal Lagoon Power, the company led by Mark Shorrock, as saying both “judge us on our record to date” and “no decisions have been taken” to source materials from Cornwall (Cornish up in arms over Swansea’s...
A more efficient and less intrusive wind turbine design has been welcomed by two of the UK industry’s biggest critics and government regulators
The big issue: Each day this week we are looking at key election issues. The environment has been neglected since Cameron’s ‘vote blue, go green’ slogan – but energy problems will be back in the spotlight in the next...
The National Grid’s safe, boring T-pylon design is a wasted opportunity to dot the countryside with innovative structuresA new style of electricity pylon has been unveiled by the National Grid...
Documents from environment secretary Liz Truss’s own department reveal they lack any data to back up claims used to justify removal of subsidies from farm land with solar panels
Ministers have cut subsidies for farms installing solar panels arguing they drive food production overseas but they do not know how much land is out of production, reports BusinessGreen
Planning committee turn down Celtique Energie application to explore for shale gas and oil near Fernhurst in West Sussex
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