Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
11 April 2014 12:00 AM
Almost a third of the oil giant's investors fail to back the deal at a bad-tempered annual meeting
10 April 2014 04:59 PM
BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg has thrown his support behind chief executive Bob Dudley, insisting the tripling of his pay package last year “was good news for every shareholder”.
10 April 2014 01:19 PM
The BP board is bracing itself for a bumpy ride at the annual shareholder meeting, with investors set to take it to task over executive pay, the oil giant’s tie-up with Russia’s Rosneft and the continuing fallout from the Gulf of Mexico spill.
UK smog: Nitrogen doesn't just cause air pollution - it is a huge threat to Britain's wildlife too, experts warn
06 April 2014 06:38 PM
The nitrogen pollution contributing to Britain’s smog poses the biggest threat to wildlife that the public has never heard of – with the potential to wipe out everything from clover to butterflies in eco-systems across the country – experts have warned.
03 April 2014 06:18 PM
Plans to extend a controversial badger cull have been dropped by the Government after an independent report into last year’s trials found they fell short on grounds of effectiveness and humaneness.
03 April 2014 05:45 PM
The Saharan dust storms thickening Britain’s smog and coating cars from Cornwall to Aberdeen will become increasingly strong in the coming years as a “nasty mixture” of drought, development and intensive farming in North Africa pushes up air pollution, a leading dust expert warned yesterday.
Wildife Trusts: Britain's grasslands face greatest ever threat from building development and climate change
03 April 2014 12:04 AM
Britain’s already decimated reserves of grassland face an unprecedented threat from building developments and climate change, The Wildlife Trusts have warned.
02 April 2014 08:22 PM
The fine particles created by the engines pose huge health risks, expert warns
02 April 2014 12:07 AM
The BBC has been accused of misleading the public about climate change, creating a “false balance” by allowing unqualified climate sceptics too much air time and giving opinion the same weight as fact.
31 March 2014 05:37 PM
Japan has been ordered to end whale hunts in the Antarctic in a historic ruling that saw United Nations judges dismiss longstanding Japanese arguments that the hunting of more than 900 whales a year was carried out for scientific research purposes only.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
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’
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
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- 3 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
- 4 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 5 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs