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Abandoned pipelines could release poisons into North Sea, scientists warn
Researchers say toxic chemicals pose a pollution risk as oil and gas companies are allowed to leave pipelines to rot

Rachel Salvidge and Leana Hosea

24, Feb, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Labor accused of trying to ‘silence Aboriginal voices’ over possible changes to gas project consultations
Exclusive: Bill also criticised by Greens and Environmental Defenders Office who claim it will help fast-track offshore gas developments

Paul Karp Chief political correspondent

19, Feb, 2024 @7:00 PM

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Pep-11 to be killed off under NSW government’s plan to stop offshore gas exploration
Environment minister says ‘overwhelming majority’ oppose offshore mining and proposed reforms reflect these concerns

Tamsin Rose and Catie McLeod

06, Feb, 2024 @8:09 AM

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UK to scrap ‘boiler tax’ after makers raise prices to cover any fines
Penalties drafted as part of ‘clean-heat plan’ to hasten takeup of eco-friendly heat pumps replaced by quota system

Zoe Wood

04, Feb, 2024 @4:03 PM

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‘Biggest, baddest’ – but is it the cleanest? World’s largest cruise ship sets sail
Claims that Icon of the Seas, the vast new ship described as ‘human lasagne’, runs on clean fuel have been labelled greenwashing as LNG’s methane emissions are a more potent climate gas than CO2

Karen McVeigh

26, Jan, 2024 @12:00 PM

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Alok Sharma condemns government’s oil and gas bill as vote passes first hurdle
Former Cop26 president abstains from vote saying bill breaks UK’s promise to phase out fossil fuels

Helena Horton Environment reporter

22, Jan, 2024 @10:14 PM

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Santos has scored a legal victory in the battle over its $5.8bn Barossa pipeline. But how significant is it?
Court ruling is challenging for the Tiwi Islanders who fought the case and likely to prompt a rethink about how Indigenous cultural heritage matters are run

Adam Morton

17, Jan, 2024 @7:56 AM

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A fossil fuel plant is leaving Louisiana families with ‘barely enough water for your toothbrush’
Water shortages disrupt the Plaquemines parish as millions of gallons are used to construct Venture Global’s LNG terminal

Delaney Nolan

12, Jan, 2024 @6:00 PM

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Factchecked: the UK government’s claims about North Sea oil and gas
Rishi Sunak says the policy shift towards fossil fuels will lower bills and is backed by independent advisers. Is he right?

Helena Horton Environment reporter

08, Jan, 2024 @4:01 PM

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Alok Sharma: I won’t back UK government’s oil and gas bill
Former Cop26 chair says bill reinforces ‘unfortunate perception about UK rowing back from climate action’

Helena Horton and Kiran Stacey

08, Jan, 2024 @8:31 AM

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Cop29 host Azerbaijan to hike gas output by a third over next decade
Environmentalists condemn news of higher forecast production which is also seen as a conservative forecast

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

08, Jan, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Queensland to ban new oil and gas drilling in Lake Eyre basin rivers and floodplains
Steven Miles has delivered on two of the environment movement’s most pressing concerns within a week of being sworn-in as premier

Ben Smee and Andrew Messenger

21, Dec, 2023 @6:51 PM

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