03 January 2017
Protesters have set up a protection camp in a field in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, and have vowed to stay until gas company Third Energy agrees not to frack the nearby site.
15 November 2016
The main energy firms are making much bigger profits than they claim, and other stories about the Tories and the rich
27 September 2016
One of Scotland’s most notorious bosses says jobs are in ‘safe hands’ with his fracked shale gas from the US
02 August 2016
A last-minute U-turn on a major infrastructure deal last week dashed any hopes that prime minister Theresa May’s coronation would halt the turmoil in the Tory Party.
26 April 2016
Anger has spread among workers employed by Wood Group which is contracted to provide workers for energy giant Shell in the North Sea.
19 January 2016
Around 400 people marched against fracking in Upton, near Chester, last Saturday.
12 January 2016
Up to 50 pickets turned away cars from EDF Energy’s head office on Monday of this week, as around 70 Unite union members began a five-day strike.
08 September 2015
Around 500 EDF energy workers struck at sites in London and across southern and western England on Wednesday of last week.
24 February 2015
Nearly 30 organisations have written to Scottish National Party (SNP)government energy minister Fergus Ewing demanding that Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) is included in Scotland’s fracking ban.
06 January 2015
Real economic recovery remains as elusive as ever, writes Alex Callinicos
16 December 2014
Oil prices have dropped by almost 50 percent this year to $60 a barrel.
04 November 2014
Leaked photos have revealed a decaying nuclear waste dump at Sellafield in Cumbria.
29 July 2014
More than 900 workers at Total’s Sullom Voe gas plant in the Shetland Isles downed tools on Wednesday of last week in a dispute over pay.
01 July 2014
The Unite union suspended a strike by meter readers working for EDF energy on Friday of last week after bosses offered a 2 percent rise.
26 June 2014
Meter readers began picketing at energy giant EDF’s building in Bexley Heath, south east London, this morning, Thursday, as the Unite union stepped up selective action.
13 May 2014
Around 500 Unite union members at energy firm EDF struck over pay on Tuesday and Thursday of last week.
11 February 2014
A protester arrested at the anti-fracking protest camp in Barton Moss near Eccles, Greater Manchester is set to sue Greater Manchester Police over a “trumped up” arrest.
17 December 2013
Physicist Lise Meitner made major breakthroughs while contending with racism and sexism, explains John Parrington
03 December 2013
Politicians are playing games with energy. Millions of ordinary people are outraged at the hike in fuel bills while the big six power companies rake in massive profits.
26 November 2013
Energy bosses are making a killing from fuel poverty. The profits of the Big Six companies rocketed by 75 percent last year, as the average gas and electricity bill went up 17 percent.