Fossil fuels

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Coalition granting fossil fuel companies up to $250,000 to attend industry events
International mining conference among forums involving oil, coal and gas industries approved for subsidies in program touted as boosting events sector

Ben Butler

22, Jan, 2021 @3:28 AM

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Legal bid to stop UK building Europe's biggest gas power plant fails
Plan has been approved despite environmental objections and criticism over climate leadership

Damian Carrington Environment editor

21, Jan, 2021 @3:34 PM

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'No more broken treaties': indigenous leaders urge Biden to shut down Dakota Access pipeline
Tribes and environmentalists hail decision to cancel Keystone XL pipeline but call on president to go further

Nina Lakhani

21, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden raises hopes of addressing climate crisis as Cop26 nears
President has vowed to rejoin Paris agreement, cut fossil fuel reliance, and invest in low-carbon growth

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

21, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Coal seam gas company pushes to drill hundreds of new wells at off-limits Queensland site
Arrow Energy seeks to amend its environmental authority at Hopeland, where one of the state’s worst contamination disasters occurred

Lisa Cox

20, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Energy agency forecasts lower demand for oil as Covid cases surge
Influential IEA cuts forecasts for rebound in market as new lockdowns bite

Jillian Ambrose

19, Jan, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Carbon capture is vital to meeting climate goals, scientists tell green critics
Supporters insist that storage technology is not a costly mistake but the best way for UK to cut emissions from heavy industry

Robin McKie

16, Jan, 2021 @5:36 PM

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Revealed: business secretary accepted donations from fossil fuel investors
Exclusive: Kwasi Kwarteng accepted funding as part of 2019 election bid despite Tories’ green pledges

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @4:35 PM

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'Carbon-neutrality is a fairy tale': how the race for renewables is burning Europe's forests
Wood pellets are sold as a clean alternative to coal. But is the subsidised bioenergy boom accelerating the climate crisis?

Hazel Sheffield

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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BlackRock holds $85bn in coal despite pledge to sell fossil fuel shares
Loophole means asset manager can hold shares in firms earning less than a quarter of revenues from coal

Jasper Jolly

13, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Origin seeks fossil fuel leases in 'incredibly fragile' Queensland channel country
Exclusive: applications to explore Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre basin submitted by energy company last July but previously unreported

Graham Readfearn

13, Jan, 2021 @2:15 AM

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Prince Charles urges businesses to sign Terra Carta pledge to put planet first
Magna Carta-style project aims to ‘bring prosperity into harmony with nature’

Patrick Greenfield

11, Jan, 2021 @11:03 AM

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