‘Fault’ shuts down Ukraine nuclear power plant

Volodymyr Demchyshyn said on Wednesday that one of the reactors at the Zaporizhzhya plant in the south of Ukraine had automatically shut down. There was no problem with the reactor itself and the problem would be fixed by the weekend,

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Bank of England investigating risk of ‘carbon bubble’

The Bank of England is to conduct an enquiry into the risk of fossil fuel companies causing a major economic crash if future climate change rules render their coal, oil and gas assets worthless. The concept of a “carbon bubble”

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Carbon emissions: past, present and future

Discover the timeline of world’s top 20 emitters of carbon dioxide since the dawn of industrialisation dominated by UK and US. This interactive is jointly produced with the World Resources Institute Source: The Guardian Date: December 2014 Watch the infographic  

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E.ON brand turns its back on fossil fuels

E.ON, Germany’s largest utility, has announced plans to spin off its thermal power generation assets, in an attempt to adapt to the changing dynamics of the country’s electricity landscape. The restructure will see its fossil fuel generating assets spun off into a

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