Fossil fuels

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Billionaire investor Křetínský and trader Vitol eye fortune in British power plant subsidies
Exclusive: Looming auction to earmark £1.5bn to put power generators on standby and keep the lights on

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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What is the best alternative to a wood-burning stove?
We look at the best cosy and climate-friendly options that are less likely to land you with a £300 fine

Helena Horton Environment reporter

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Teals and other NSW independents seek to kill controversial Pep-11 gas permit
Exclusive: Candidates hoping to hold the balance of power to push for state-level development bans

Tamsin Rose

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The man in charge of how the US spends $400bn to shift away from fossil fuels
The Department of Energy’s loan programs office was ‘essentially dormant’, says Jigar Shah, its head – but now it’s ready to bankroll clean energy projects

Oliver Milman

03, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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How to get rid of a wood-burning stove
Removal requires someone with experience, or you may be able to convert it into a less polluting appliance

Helena Horton Environment reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @12:28 PM

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‘A serious threat’: calls grow for urgent review of England’s wood-burning stoves
Government plan to educate owners and encourage fines not enough to effectively tackle air pollution

Helena Horton and Fiona Harvey

02, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Outrage as US government advances $8bn Alaska oil drilling plan
Interior department report recommends scaled-back version of ConocoPhillips’ Willow project despite Biden campaign pledge

Maanvi Singh

01, Feb, 2023 @11:24 PM

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Greenpeace protesters board Shell platform bound for Shetland
Four activists board 52,000-tonne vessel north of Canary Islands and demand company ‘Stop drilling – start paying’

Tom Wall

31, Jan, 2023 @3:01 PM

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Global carbon emissions forecast cut due to Ukraine war and Biden, says BP
Oil and gas group says countries are pursuing energy security by backing domestic, renewable supplies

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @11:03 AM

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US renewable energy farms outstrip 99% of coal plants economically – study
It is cheaper to build solar panels or cluster of wind turbines and connect them to the grid than to keep operating coal plants

Oliver Milman

30, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Adam Bandt accuses Albanese government of ‘greenwashing’ for allowing new coal and gas mines
Greens leader’s criticism suggests party will rekindle demands to add climate trigger in safeguards scheme or limit use of carbon offsets

Paul Karp

29, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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National Grid stands down coal power plants readied to help France
Drax and one EDF unit had been warmed up in response to request over strike concerns and not cold snap

Jasper Jolly and Alex Lawson

26, Jan, 2023 @5:17 PM

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