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Shell Admits Additional Gannet Alpha Leak, EDF Overcharges Customers & How to Build a Wind Farm

Today, we’ve got more news on that oil leak story we published over the weekend: Shell detects additional Gannet Alpha leak in North Sea Watch footage of the oil spill released by Marine Scotland>> Plus, news that EDF has been overcharging its customers: “Some 100,000 EDF Energy customers have been overcharged owing to a seven-year […]

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Shell fights spill near North Sea oil platform

We’re starting the weekend with bad news, I’m afraid, as Shell announces it is working to stop a leak at one of its North Sea oil platforms. “Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has said… the leak was found near the Gannet Alpha platform, 180 km (113 miles) from Aberdeen, Scotland. “Shell would not say how […]

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Why high-carbon investment could be the next sub-prime crisis

In today’s Guardian online, Ben Caldecott reports that “over-exposure to fossil fuel investments could have even more severe implications than those of the financial crisis.” “More money is flowing into clean technologies than ever before – a record £150bn of investment last year – but money is also still pouring into coal, oil, gas, mining […]

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