Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
Government must do more to protect households at risk of further floods, say Tory MPs whose constituencies are worst hit
27 February 2014 10:01 PM
Conservative MPs representing flood-hit constituencies are pressuring Environment Secretary Owen Paterson to do more to protect households against flooding and to take climate change more seriously, The Independent has learnt.
27 February 2014 03:57 PM
Damning World Bank report criticises wasteful wealthy nations like UK and US
26 February 2014 12:20 PM
Energy giants face financial penalties if they do not trade fairly with independent suppliers
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sir James Dyson among centre-right figures trying to reclaim the green agenda for conservative politicians around the world
26 February 2014 12:14 AM
The transatlantic coalition argue that the environment has traditionally been the preserve of the conservative parties
24 February 2014 12:54 PM
New regulator aims to ensure companies are exploiting resources to their full
21 February 2014 03:56 PM
The government has a colony of 101 badgers for experiments to develop a contraceptive and tuberculosis vaccine for the animal, it has emerged. A further 63 government badgers have been “euthanised” in the past two years, according to the results of a Freedom of Information request.
21 February 2014 12:04 PM
The sale, which will also see the Abu Dhabi Investment Council taking a stake, covers Shell's Geelong refinery and 870 forecourts
Backlash starts to affect Big Six energy providers as British Gas admits losing almost half a million customers in the past year
20 February 2014 06:32 PM
The tide has taken a decisive turn against the big six energy providers, with British Gas conceding it has lost almost half a million customers in the past 15 months following much-criticised price rises.
20 February 2014 04:28 PM
British Gas lost 362,000 accounts last year after a 9.2% hike in prices in November
20 February 2014 12:13 PM
Laidlaw says it is essential that the group remains intact to compete in global market
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
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 Amazonian Indian tribe filmed making contact with Brazil village in rare video footage
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