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28th Oct 2014
Damian Kahya

Despite the unseasonal sunshine, a series of fires and safety issues at the UK’s gas and nuclear plants have raised concerns that - with winter coming - the UK could face blackouts.

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23rd Sep 2014
Helle Abelvik-Lawson
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28th Jul 2014
Damian Kahya
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The government’s announcement that National Parks will be protected from exploratory oil and gas drilling contains almost nothing new - based on a comparison of planning guidance from today and 2012.

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16th May 2014
Damian Kahya
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7 reasons why The Guardian's Simon Jenkins has no idea what he is talking about on energy. 

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24th Apr 2014
Damian Kahya
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A new report funded by the UK onshore oil and gas industry and published by the respected accountants Ernst and Young has concluded that a shale boom in the UK would involve £33bn in investment and could create up to 64,000 jobs - we look at the assumptions behind it.

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21st Feb 2014
Damian Kahya
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The UK finance minister, George Osborne, has confirmed that he agrees with the vast majority of scientists and “believes that climate change is happening, and is caused by human beings".

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13th Feb 2014
Damian Kahya
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Homes that the government claims will be better protected from flooding could find themselves at greater risk because their defence level has not been raised, according to an analysis by Energydesk.

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11th Feb 2014
Graham Thompson
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Graham Thompson investigates the conundrum which isn't - can we have floods and droughts.

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15th Nov 2013
Damian Kahya
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As far as excuses go the near-meltdown of one of your larger nuclear power stations might seem a good way to get out of your international climate obligations - but does it stack up. 

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17th Oct 2013
Damian Kahya
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