China’s flagship coal-to-gas pilot project is already breaking national standards on air and water pollution, according to an investigation by Greenpeace China.
The UK spends hundreds of millions of pounds each year importing coal from Russia with the money going to a small clique of Russian firms with ties to the Kremlin, according to a Greenpeace investigation.
A lobbyist for British Gas owner Centrica is helping formulate energy policy at the Department for Energy and Climate change, according to FOI’s reported in The Observer and seen byEnergydesk.
Emails and text messages released to Greenpeace Energydesk under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request reveal that the county’s most senior civil servant, Cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, travelled to Lancashire for a dinner with Cuadrilla’s Francis Egan.
The UK appears set to back Canada in pushing the EU to allow the import of carbon-intensive oil from Tar Sands in Canada
Energy regulator Ofgem is carrying out an inquiry into concerns the UK gas market may be failing consumers and undermining security of supply by exporting gas at times of peak demand.
As chancellor George Osborne prepares to announce new tax breaks for shale a series of documents obtained by Energydesk FOI requests reveal the inside story on the government's attempts to regulate fracking in the UK and how it asked Exxon for help.