Energy

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China pledge to stop funding coal projects ‘buys time for emissions target’
China was lender of last resort for overseas governments seeking finance for coal projects

Jonathan Watts

22, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Food producers warn surge in cost of CO2 will force up prices for shoppers
George Eustice says government must give financial aid to fertiliser firm CF Industries for three weeks

Sarah Butler, Rowena Mason and Aubrey Allegretti

22, Sep, 2021 @5:40 PM

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‘Grave mistake’: climate scientists issue dire warning over Beetaloo Basin fracking plans
Gas projects must be halted if the Northern Territory government cannot meet promise to fully offset emissions, scientists say

Christopher Knaus

22, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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UK politics: Starmer says talks with unions will continue on his plans for Labour reform – as it happened
Sir Keir Starmer suggests trade unions that support Labour have not yet backed his plans to change the party’s leadership election rules

Andrew Sparrow

22, Sep, 2021 @4:47 PM

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Ministers considering windfall tax on firms profiting from gas price rises
One-off levy is among options on the table, business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng tells MPs

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Jennifer Arcuri says any trade help she got not down to Johnson links – as it happened
Businesswoman who says she had an affair with Johnson questioned by London assembly about participation in trade missions

Andrew Sparrow

21, Sep, 2021 @5:02 PM

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This energy price crisis could have been avoided | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the rapidly rising costs of gas and the search for alternative fuels

Letters

21, Sep, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Energy crisis forces EU ministers to face up to reliance on natural gas
Analysis: As governments shield consumers against soaring prices, Russia and renewables are coming under scrutiny

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

21, Sep, 2021 @2:02 PM

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UK households face second record energy bill rise
Analysts predict a further 14% jump for spring 2022 on top of next month’s scheduled £139 rise

Jillian Ambrose

21, Sep, 2021 @1:04 PM

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Will taxpayers bear the cost of cleaning up America’s abandoned oil wells?
Policy experts warn new proposals to plug abandoned oil and gas wells amount to huge subsidy for the fossil fuel industry

Leanna First-Arai

21, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Government should have moved earlier to low-carbon, say industry experts
Energy crisis could have been lessened if more had been done to shift UK market towards renewables

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

21, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK food producers call for subsidies to tackle CO2 shortages
Record energy prices forced shutdown of two fertiliser plants last week, with knock-on effect on food supply chains

Sarah Butler and Joanna Partridge

20, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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