Government preparing to scrap EUs green energy targets after Brexit
The Independent - Ashley Cowburn - 15 April 2017

Target requires EU to fulfil at least 20 per cent of total energy needs with renewables by end of decade through attainment of individual national targets Ministers are reportedly preparing to scrap the European Union’s green energy targets after... Read more

Fracking activists in Lancashire lose high court bid to stop drilling
The Guardian - Adam Vaughan - 12 April 2017

Residents say they’re ‘truly dismayed’ after judges uphold decision to approve Cuadrilla shale gas operation in Fylde Lancashire residents fighting to block a fracking site have said they are “truly... Read more

Concern over plans to leave oil platform legs in North Sea
BBC - 10 April 2017

Environmental groups claim Shell's plans to decommission one of the North Sea's fields could breach international... Read more

20 images that show how much we've reshaped planet Earth in the past 70 years
The Independent - Erin Brodwin, Business Insider - 23 April 2017

April 22 is Earth Day, a world holiday celebrating our planet — the only home we've got (so far). Humans have had an unmistakable impact on Earth — one that pops out in sharp relief when you look at this collection of images comparing what specific... Read more


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