Tag: Energy resources
New wind farms face stiffening gale of opposition
A fresh poll shows that the number of Britons who would ‘strongly oppose’ a new wind farm has tripled in the space of two years. The bitter debate has split the environmental movement.
Nuclear scientist assassinated: Iran blames West
A professor who may have been working on Iran’s nuclear programme has been killed by a car bomb. Analysts say the blast is part of a black-ops, spy campaign against the Iranian regime.
‘Super-destroyer’ sent to Gulf as Iran tensions grow
Naval forces around one of the world’s most crucial sea trade routes are on high alert, as a long-running nuclear dispute between Iran and the West gets more bitter by the day.
Rescuers race to halt oil spill before the storm
The first oil from a wrecked container ship has washed up on the New Zealand coastline. Not for the first time, natural beauty is threatened by humanity's thirst for fossil fuels.
China drought raises fears of global crisis
Parts of China are experiencing their worst drought in 50 years. Desperate officials have opened dams, spending the country's water reserves. But water shortages remain a global threat.