Tom Bawden

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

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James Kenny, the archaeologist who discovered Racton Man, studies his remains at the Novium Museum

Racton Man: Analysis shows famous skeleton was a 6ft Bronze Age superman

'He would have been a very senior and prominent member of society'

Coal giant punished for going green as subsidies scrapped

The Government shocked the green energy industry yesterday as it removed guarantees to subsidise conventional power plants converting to wood-burning biomass technology.

Scottish wind farm

New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'

As the price of a barrel falls below $60, the long-term impact on wind, solar and hydro-power could be catastrophic for the planet

Activists wearing masks depicting US President Barack Obama, Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin among others

Lima convention: Few signs of progress as UN climate summit nears its end

The battle to curb climate change faltered today as a UN summit drew to a close without making any real progress towards setting targets for essential reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

The Church wants BP and Shell to take greater action to tackle the threat of global warming

Church of England threatens to cease BP and Shell investments over climate concerns

The Church of England has warned it could withdraw its investments from BP and Shell unless the oil giants take greater action to tackle climate change.

A dead seal on Gwithian beach, Cornwall

Dead seals on Cornish beaches baffling wildlife experts

35 seals have been found dead in the past two months

The harlequin filefish uses the previously little-known tactic of 'nasal camouflage' to avoid predators

Fish discovered camouflaging itself with smell

The harlequin filefish is the first vertebrate discovered using the trick

The study found that the yield gap between organic and conventionally grown crops could be lowered to just 8 per cent

Organic farming can feed the world if done right, scientists claim

Major new study suggests chemical fertilizers are not so vital

BP rejected on appeal over Gulf oil spill claims

The 2010 oil rig explosion and spill has already cost BT at least $40bn

Extremely warm summers will become the new normal for Britain

Climate change has “considerably increased” the chance of summer heatwaves

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Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
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Tunnel renaissance

Why cities are hiding roads underground
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Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
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Crufts 2015

Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
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Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
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Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower