• Cambridge University To Defy Green Activists On Shunning Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 05/03/18
    • Financial Times

    Cambridge university is planning to reject divesting its £6.3bn endowment fund from oil companies despite huge pressure from students and staff to shun fossil fuels, according to a document seen by the Financial Times. The draft paper, written by a working group created to consider divestment, says the university should avoid the most polluting industries […]

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  • Climate Scientists Admit They Need More Reliable Temperature Measurements

    • Date: 04/03/18
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    A group of prominent scientists are calling for a global network of advanced weather stations that don’t need to go through controversial data adjustments, and it’s vindication for global warming skeptics. Seventeen climate scientists co-authored a research article published in the International Journal of Climatology calling for a global climate station network modeled after the United States […]

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  • Shale Industry Uses Energy Insecurity To Make Point on Gas Supply

    • Date: 02/03/18
    • Bloomberg

    Britain’s natural gas fracking industry is using a cold snap that’s gripped large swathes of Europe this week and laid bare weaknesses in the U.K.’s energy supply to make its pitch. Britain’s natural gas market has been stretched to its limits as the coldest spell since 2010 tests the nation’s energy and transport network. U.K. pipeline manager National […]

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  • Ineos To Sue Scottish Government Over ‘Illegal’ Ban On Fracking

    • Date: 24/02/18
    • The Times

    A petrochemical giant is one of two companies seeking damages from the Scottish government in a legal challenge against the ban on fracking. Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth refinery, wants to set aside the decision not to support the development of unconventional oil and gas, which includes fracking, in Scotland in a judicial review and […]

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  • Fracking One Step Closer As Ineos Is Granted Permission To Carry Out Test Drilling

    • Date: 23/02/18
    • Nottingham Post

    The possibility of fracking at Clumber Park has moved a step closer after an energy firm was given the go-ahead to take its bid to carry out tests at the historic country park to the High Court. Ineos Shale has been granted permission by the Government’s Oil and Gas Authority to pursue its right to access land […]

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  • National Trust Faces Vast Bill Over Anti-Fracking Stance

    • Date: 22/02/18
    • The Times

    The National Trust is facing a High Court challenge likely to cost it hundreds of thousands of pounds over its refusal to allow fracking tests for shale gas on one of its country estates. The government Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has given Ineos leave to take legal action after the trust rejected repeated requests […]

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  • MPs Warn UK Government Not To Drop Manifesto Pledge To Block Onshore Wind Farms

    • Date: 12/02/18
    • The Daily Telegraph

    MPs have warned the Government not to drop its manifesto pledge to block onshore wind farms after ministers suggested the rules could be relaxed. David Cameron’s 2015 manifesto vowed to halt the spread of subsidised onshore wind turbines after more than 100 Conservative MPs wrote to the Prime Minister calling for wind subsidies to be scrapped. But […]

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  • Jeremy Corbyn Promises To Nationalise Britain’s Energy Companies To Prevent ‘Climate Catastrophe’

    • Date: 11/02/18
    • Business Insider

    LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn will nationalise all of Britain’s energy companies in order to avoid the “climate catastrophe” threatened by global warming, the Labour leader said today. Corbyn used his appearance at his party’s “alternative models of ownership” conference in central London, to promise that he will buy up Britain’s entire energy network. “The challenge […]

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