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26 January headlines
MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets
An influential committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on fracking on the grounds that is could derail efforts to tackle climate change. BBC.
For Saudis, falling demand for oil is the biggest concern
As the world’s oil producers wring their hands over a global glut that’s pushing down prices, evidence is mounting that Saudi Arabia is more concerned about shrinking demand. Bloomberg.
Scotland hardens stance against fracking
Scotland is set to lead resistance to the fracking of shale gas in the UK, with both the Scottish National party and the new leader of the Scottish Labour saying they would impose tough conditions on the drilling technique. Financial Times.
Flood warning in year of ‘super tides’
Britain is on high alert for a year of ‘super tides’ that raise the risk of floods across the country. Six periods of extreme tides are expected in 2015. The Times.
Oil collapse could trigger billions in bank losses
British banks may be sitting on billions in losses from the collapse in oil prices after a surge in junk loans to the industry. Telegraph.
The shape of things to come: the solar powered car of the future – Financial Times
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