Sunday, November 18, 2018

Crab fishermen sue 30 oil firms, saying climate change has battered industry

For the fourth-generation crab fisherman John Beardon, the warming of Pacific waters off the coast of California has meant toxic crabs, shortened fishing...

What reason did Philip Hammond have for delaying FBOT reform?

You’d think the Treasury, in the midst of Brexit, would have enough on its plate without picking unnecessary fights over fixed-odds betting terminals...

SSE-npower merger at risk over price cap and lost customers

The loss of almost a million customers and the government’s energy price cap have thrown into doubt a merger between the retail arm...

John Large obituary

John Large’s working life was split into two halves, the first spent designing civil and military nuclear reactors and the second trying to...

SSE cools on planned merger with Npower

Energy provider SSE has admitted there is some doubt as to whether a planned merger of its retail arm with rival Npower will...

Why do British Gas and npower both claim they supply us?

My wife and I moved to our new home 18 months ago and there has been confusion over who supplies us with gas....

The Earth is in a death spiral. It will take radical action to save...

It was a moment of the kind that changes lives. At a press conference held by climate activists Extinction Rebellion last week, two...

The UK must reassess its long-term energy plans

Toshiba’s decision to liquidate its UK nuclear arm and pull out of the Moorside nuclear plant in Cumbria raises fundamental questions about UK...

Troubled npower sheds 500,000 customer accounts in 2018

Npower, one of the UK’s big six energy firms, has lost half a million customer accounts in 2018 and said it will make...

Spain plans switch to 100% renewable electricity by 2050

Spain has launched an ambitious plan to switch its electricity system entirely to renewable sources by 2050, and completely decarbonise its economy soon...