UK to see first coal-free day since Industrial Revolution

The UK is set to run a full day without coal since the start of the Industrial Revolution. According to National Grid, today is likely to be the first ever working day in Britain without coal. There have been periods with zero coal before but never for a full 24 hours. Yesterday, the UK went […]

Cameron: ‘We can’t afford to go without fracking’

Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out firmly in favour of fracking for shale gas in Britain by warning that without it, the UK could “lose ground” in the “tough” global race for economic success. The declaration comes against a backdrop of huge local resistance to fracking or hydraulic fracturing for shale oil and gas […]