Daily Archives: January 25, 2011

Kiran Stacey

Gasland, the environmental documentary about the effects of shale gas extraction, has been nominated for a “best documentary” Oscar. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In the last two days, we have had two new and similar accounts of the way in which BP’s corporate culture was to blame for the Gulf oil spill.  Read more

Kiran Stacey

Carol Browner has been a polarising figure within the Obama administration. Environmentalists were delighted at her appointment, given her background in the EPA, where she was described as, “the greatest administrator [the] EPA has ever had,” by Bill Clinton’s former chief of staff John Podesta.  Read more

FT Energy Source

- China beats the US in wind energy – FT
- France to launch offshore wind tender – Reuters
- Caspian Sea oil find could be ‘biggest this year’ – The Telegraph
- BP: ‘An accident waiting to happen’ – Fortune
- BP broke civil racketeering law in spill, say lawyers – Bloomberg
- Linc extends synthetic diesel deal with BP – Argus
- Halliburton enjoys profit boost from shale rush – FT
- Rio leads in Riversdale takeover race – FT
- Alternative fuels ‘don’t benefit military’ – NY Times
- Saudi to develop solar and nuclear power – FT
- UK prepares to submit final list of sites for nuclear – WSJ (£)
- Nuclear clean-up costs face big rise – FT
- Coal producer Koks valued at $2.6bn in London float – The Telegraph
- Churchill Mining in focus – FT
- A test drive for the all-electric Leaf – NY Times Green blog Read more