Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
23 April 2014 04:09 PM
The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has stepped up his battle against climate change after announcing plans for eight giant renewable power projects that will deliver enough green electricity for three million homes.
23 April 2014 03:17 PM
Shares in Drax fell 10 per cent after the Government said a new subsidy scheme would only apply to limited part of its plan to convert much of its giant coal-fired plant into biomass burners.
23 April 2014 12:29 AM
The National Trust will kick off a new era today by switching on the first of 44 large-scale renewable power plants that will transform the charity into a major energy supplier within five years.
21 April 2014 05:53 PM
Spring blooms have arrived ahead of schedule – welcome news for people who used the bank-holiday weekend to get out in their backyards after two of the worst years for gardens on record.
No more environmental xenophobia: British wildlife has a taste for the exotic and can thrive on non-native plant species
20 April 2014 09:11 PM
A new Royal Horticultural Society study suggests that British wildlife can thrive on plants from almost anywhere
18 April 2014 07:10 PM
Gardeners are planting record numbers of flowers rich in nectar as the public throws itself firmly behind the plight of the endangered bumblebee.
Britain's property obsession grabbing them early: Luxury playhouses now on the market for as much as £800
17 April 2014 06:20 PM
Not so long ago, the average child was perfectly happy with a playhouse made from cheap scrap wood, cardboard or even a bed sheet draped over a line between two poles. Wonky wendy houses wobbled across the land.
17 April 2014 12:07 AM
RSPB’s new annual survey highlights the dangers of once familiar animals disappearing from our gardens, while a few thrive
15 April 2014 12:01 AM
The number of bather-friendly beaches soared to record levels last summer as the driest weather for a decade sharply reduced the amount of rain washing pollution into the sea.
14 April 2014 12:50 AM
Britain and the rest of the world must take President Putin’s aggression “much more seriously” because Russia’s belligerence poses a severe threat to Europe’s energy security, the Liberal Democrat Energy Secretary Ed Davey warns today.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
- 2 Loom bands: Bids for dress made from colourful rubber pass £170,000 on eBay
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week