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- Living close to a shale gas well affects the price of your house, according to new research published in the American Economic Review, one of the country’s oldest and most respected economic journals.
- For decades the tranquil Kenyan island of Lamu has enchanted travellers to the country. The iconic old town, which is the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, is a maze of narrow alleyways and streets with stunning traditional architecture, which feels like you have been transported back in time.
- Veteran anti-oil campaigners were gifted an early Christmas present at the end of last week when a Dutch appeal court ruled that four farmers could sue Shell in the Netherlands for compensation caused by oil pollution on their land in Nigeria.
- When he concluded his speech at the start of the recent UN climate change summit in Paris, the British Prime Minister, David Cameron said: “Instead of making excuses tomorrow to our children and grandchildren, we should be taking action against climate change today.”
- Once again the veterans of the Exxon Valdez have been proved right, after their warnings about the use of toxic dispersants during the subsequent Deepwater Horizon oil spill look to have been vindicated by new academic research.
- Every year today is the one day that I dread. Even now twenty years on, today does not feel like any other day. It is not a normal day. It was twenty years ago today that the world watched in horror when the Nigerian junta murdered the writer and activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni.
- Hidden Costs: Pollution from Coal Power Financed by OECD Countries November 2015 Oil Change International and WWF DOWNLOAD REPORT OECD countries support coal-fired power plants abroad by providing preferential financing through institutions called Export Credit Agencies (ECAs). These coal-fired power plants have significant costs, in the form damages to the health of local populations from air...
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- Just as BP finally agrees to pay nearly $21 billion to settle claims relating to the disastrous Deepwater Horizon spill, the oil giant is proposing to drill four exploration wells in the Great Australian Bight, which threatens these pristine waters off the Southern coast of the country.
- Oil giant BP will pay nearly $21 billion to settle its 5 year old dispute with US Federal and State authorities over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which killed eleven workers, and spilt millions of gallons of oil across the Gulf of Mexico.
- Yesterday, about 40 protestors disrupted the work on the Utah tar sands strip mine, the first to be built in the US, located in the Book Cliffs wilderness area.
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