Tom Bawden

Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.

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The Golden Valley where a plan for broiler chicken units has caused uproar in the community

Herefordshire's idyllic Golden Valley threatened by plans to build huge broiler-chicken sheds

Local residents say units would create noise, smell and pollution

Viscount Monckton likened the tombstone 'death threat' to intimidation tactics used by the Nazis

Climate-change sceptic Viscount Monckton of Brenchley claims tombstone artwork critical of his position is a ‘death threat’

Lord Monckton is one of several names featured under the line ‘Lest We Forget Those Who Denied’ on the artwork at Angela Ruskin University

Activists protest the Shell Oil Company's drilling rig Polar Pioneer which is parked at Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle, Washington

We will still explore Arctic region despite protests, insists Shell chief

Mr van Beurden questioned the logic of opponents to Arctic development

Ectotherms which live on the land, such as iguanas, are at greater risk than sea-dwelling creatures

Cold-blooded species face wipeout as they cannot cope with global warming, study says

Many lizard and insect species could be driven to extinction

Shell faces AGM protests over Arctic drilling

Oil giant also unveils sale of Butagaz for €464m

Nicholas Wegner with a moonfish, or opah, the world’s only warm-blooded fish

Moonfish: Why the opah's unique warm-blooded circulation rewrites the textbook

It turns out not all fish are cold-blooded

Ukraine has run up huge debts to Russia over natural gas imports

Gas imports from Russia's Gazprom giant to soar after new Centrica deal

Britain’s dependence on Russian energy is set to grow

A drilling rig arrives in Port Angeles, Washington, last month, ready to be towed to the Arctic

Arctic oil drilling: Shell sets its sights on Alaska - but drilling in such a remote region is risky

The region is regarded as the major untapped source of hydrocarbons, with estimates suggesting it could hold as much as a fifth of the planet's undiscovered oil and gas

The study of chacma baboons showed they tended to keep to similar social groupings

Baboons are aping humans in their social interactions, study finds

The animals hang out with those of similar age, rank and personality

The Scout Moor Wind Farm in Rochdale, the South Pennines. The Government insists renewable energy must be ‘cost-effective’, and advocates fear that support will be cut

Tory victory a huge blow to UK green energy industry, campaigners warn

The new government plans to scrap subsidies for renewable power; champion development of polluting shale gas; and make significant cuts to spending

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