Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
16 May 2014 06:09 PM
Despite strong opposition to the plans, the legal challenge was dismissed
16 May 2014 12:00 AM
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
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Now diplomacy has failed, boycotting Israel might be the only way we can protect the people of Gaza
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
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