No fracking will take place at a site in West Sussex which was at the centre of large-scale protests last year, energy company Cuadrilla has told residents.
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Friday 16 December 2011
Tom Greatrex, the shadow energy minister, is demanding a full government investigation into controversial “fracking” technology used to dislodge natural gas trapped in rocks after a new report linked the practice to water pollution for the first time.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Europe is still pushing for a strong deal on global warming as the latest international climate talks overrun, but time is running out to secure a "credible" agreement, UK ministers warned today.
Friday 09 December 2011
The chance of a binding new climate deal involving the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters – China, the US and India – looks increasingly unlikely as the UN climate conference in Durban draws to a close today.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
Worst offending companies will have to pay tax penalty from next year
Saturday 03 September 2011
Environmental campaigners accuse President of caving to big business
Sunday 03 July 2011
Pollution in the air is leading to an invisible public health crisis that kills tens of thousands of Britons each year and shortens the lives of nearly 200,000 others, according to experts.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Government plans for a carbon floor price could waste £1bn a year and drag another 90,000 households into fuel poverty, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) will warn today.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Ian Teh is a Chinese-British photographer who has explored China's more remote provinces.
Sunday 24 April 2011
Thursday 21 April 2011
The Government today issued a "smog alert" for the Easter weekend for ozone and polluting particles known as PM10s, which can affect people's health.
Friday 25 March 2011
Ratings and information about beaches and swimming spots in England and Wales are now available online.
Wednesday 09 March 2011
An American judge has extended his temporary ban on the collection of $18bn (£11.1bn) in damages from Chevron, saying the US oil giant would be irreparably harmed if it had to pay compensation – ordered by a court in Ecuador – for pollution in parts of the Amazon rainforest.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Plans for the biggest dairy farm in western Europe have been withdrawn following an outcry from local and national campaigners.
Friday 28 January 2011
Tuesday 11 January 2011
This spectacular red sunrise observed yesterday morning over London has a scientific explanation. The same explanation also lends some support to the well-known piece of folklore saying that a red sky at night is a shepherd's delight, whereas a red sky in the morning is a sailor's warning.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
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