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Terry Macalister

Terry Macalister

    No funding coal-de-sac for Europe
    No funding coal-de-sac for Europe
    One of Europe's most influential government-owned investors in the energy industry has hinted it may expand funding of high-carbon coal...
    Avis steps on the gas
    Avis steps on the gas
    The growing commercial value of car-sharing operations was underlined this week when global hire giant Avis Budget bought car-sharing and car-club...
    Russia halts gas project in Arctic
    Russia halts gas project in Arctic
    The ambitious Shtokman gas production scheme in the Barents Sea, described by the Russian president as recently as May as having "global...
    Pension-fund advisers push for Murdochs to step down
    Pension-fund advisers push for Murdochs to step down
    The campaign to unseat members of the Murdoch family from their positions as directors of News Corporation has spread to the United States, with a...
    Piercing Glencore's veil of secrecy
    Piercing Glencore's veil of secrecy
    With its headquarters tucked away in the tiny Swiss village of Baar it is not surprising that Glencore International has been described as the...
    A breath of good news
    A breath of good news
    The Thanet facility in the United Kingdom has gone on stream as the national grid revealed that at one point last month 10% of Britain's electricity came from wind farms. ...
    Oil rush to Greenlanders' heads
    Oil rush to Greenlanders' heads
    The fight was over almost before it began.
    Carbon capture under fire
    Carbon capture under fire
    A new research paper from American academics is threatening to blow a hole in growing political support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a...
    Shell faces legal action over Niger Delta pollution
    Shell faces legal action over Niger Delta pollution
    A judge in the Netherlands has opened the door to a potential avalanche of legal cases against Shell over environmental degradation said to be...
    Wind power moves investors
    Wind power moves investors
    Green energy overtook fossil fuels in attracting investment for power generation for the first time last year, according to figures released last...
    Polluters hijack summit
    Polluters hijack summit
    A vital meeting in Copenhagen this weekend that will help shape the agenda for the most important climate change talks since the Kyoto protocol has...
    Criticism as Shell signs $4bn Iraq oil deal
    Criticism as Shell signs $4bn Iraq oil deal
    Oil giant Shell has become the first Western oil company to win significant access to the energy sector in Iraq since the 1970s, in a $4-billion...