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  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Neither French president nor unions show any sign of budging as strikes, fuel blockades and petrol shortages continueThe French president François Hollande has promised to stand firm over controversial labour reforms as the hardline CGT union urged workers to step up fuel and energy strikes to force him…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the EU urge all countries to join them in eliminating support for coal, oil and gas in a decadeThe G7 nations have for the first time set a deadline for the ending most fossil fuel subsidies, saying government support for coal, oil and gas…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Donald Trump crosses threshold to claim Republican nomination; another Berkeley student details sexual harassment; antibiotic resistance gene discovered in womanBarack Obama visited Hiroshima on Friday, the first sitting US president to do so. ?Seventy one years ago on a bright cloudless morning death…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Still stonewalling, the oil giant banned the Guardian from its AGM this week. But even its shareholders are starting to hear the gale-force winds blowing outsideWhen one of the world?s largest pension funds tells the biggest oil company on the planet that it faces an existential threat, there are stormy…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    EDF seeks support from workplace reps, but staff fear high cost of nuclear plant could cripple state-owned firmOpposition from French unions has cast fresh doubt over the future of the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset.Key French workers? unions continue to oppose the £18bn project…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    As well as curbing emissions, the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation is believed to have added millions to the Scottish economyWhen Vijay Bhopal had an idea for a consultancy and research firm to support the growth of the community energy sector, he was a business novice. It was 2011 and he had little…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    As well as curbing emissions, the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation is believed to have added millions to the Scottish economyWhen Vijay Bhopal had an idea for a consultancy and research firm to support the growth of the community energy sector, he was a business novice. It was 2011 and he had little…
  • 27 May 2016 - The Guardian
    As well as curbing emissions, the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation is believed to have added millions to the Scottish economyWhen Vijay Bhopal had an idea for a consultancy and research firm to support the growth of the community energy sector, he was a business novice. It was 2011 and he had little…
  • 26 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Chief executive Ben van Beurden tells shareholders the firm wants to gradually increase its operations in clean energyShell will avoid investing too heavily in solar or other technologies until they can make financial profits, its chief executive has said.Ben van Beurden told a meeting of shareholders…
  • 26 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Danish firm that is major investor in UK offshore windfarms expects to sell up to 17% of shares in year?s biggest float so far Danish-based Dong Energy, a major investor in British offshore windfarms, is heading for the world?s biggest stock market flotation so far this year with a price tag for the entire…
  • 26 May 2016 - The Guardian
    String of attacks by group ? who claim to fight for environment and local people ? have pushed down Nigeria?s oil output Members of the Nigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers have shut down facilities owned by one of the world?s biggest oil companies.People living near Chevron?s Escravos terminal…
  • 26 May 2016 - The Guardian
    On climate change, is Trump uninformed, or playing his voters?Donald Trump has consistently expressed his conspiratorial and misinformed beliefs that global warming is a hoax.Ice storm rolls from Texas to Tennessee - I'm in Los Angeles and it's freezing. Global warming is a total, and very expensive,…
  • 25 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Engie tells French senate committee that it plans to withdraw from coal-fired power generation and is looking at possible shutdown of Victoria?s Hazelwood power stationThe Hazelwood coal-fired power plant in Victoria may be closed or sold by its owner, French utility Engie, as part of its move away from…
  • 25 May 2016 - The Guardian
    The decision of North Yorkshire county council to allow fracking (Campaigners vow to fight fracking permit, 25 May) was based on limited information. I enquired some weeks ago whether there was or would be a social cost-benefit analysis (SCBA), and was told in essence this was too difficult and not required…
  • 25 May 2016 - The Guardian
    Activists consider ?more confrontational? action to prevent energy firms drilling for shale gas in Yorkshire and LancashireAnti-fracking campaigners are threatening to set up protest camps in Yorkshire and Lancashire to prevent energy companies drilling for shale gas. Fracking firm Third Energy was given…