Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
Fracking industry launches charm offensive as it looks for the last piece of the puzzle - public opinion
20 March 2014 05:47 PM
The Government and fracking companies have launched a joint charm offensive in a bid to win “a social licence” to operate from a general public that is widely opposed to shale gas development.
19 March 2014 07:20 PM
'The Independent' revealed that energy giant EDF quietly shut one of the station’s two reactors for several months last year due to concerns over its flood defences
19 March 2014 02:15 PM
The Chancellor announced a £7bn package to cut energy bills for British manufacturers and households in an attempt to help business compete better overseas and to take the pressure off struggling consumers.
18 March 2014 06:38 PM
The Japanese owner of the CD and DVD e-commerce website Play.com has been identified as the world’s biggest online retailer of elephant ivory and whale meat.
Exclusive: Dungeness nuclear power station quietly taken offline for five months over fears of Fukushima-style flood disaster
18 March 2014 06:13 PM
An internal report by operator EDF found that the shingle bank sea defences at the site in Kent were 'not as robust as previously thought'
Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy
18 March 2014 07:00 AM
Leaked draft report from UN panel seen by The Independent is most comprehensive investigation into impact of climate change ever undertaken - and it's not good news
14 March 2014 04:53 PM
More than 300 'information markers' were placed on vehicles involved in protest and recorded on the Police National Computer
13 March 2014 12:33 PM
Oil giant Shell is set to cut spending on US oil and gas production by a fifth this year and split its “downstream” operations in the country into separate businesses.
Fracking shame: Full threat to British wildlife is laid bare in a new report showing up to half the country could be licensed for shale gas extraction
13 March 2014 12:10 AM
The threat posed to wildlife by fracking is laid bare today as a new report identifies vast swathes of environmentally sensitive land across Britain that could be excavated for shale oil and gas.
12 March 2014 04:14 PM
The case for the controversial badger cull has been undermined by new figures which reveal a significant decline in the number cattle infected by bovine tuberculosis last year.
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 Russell Brand accuses FOX News anchor Sean Hannity of terrorism after aggressive Israel-Gaza debate
- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 3 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 4 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 5 Now diplomacy has failed, boycotting Israel might be the only way we can protect the people of Gaza
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