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29 January headlines
Winter floods lead to sharp fall in climate change scepticism
Last winter’s floods have changes the way the nation thinks about climate change, researchers say. Large groups of the population have become less sceptical about global warming after the floods. Independent.
Low oil prices won’t hurt renewable energy, says US EIA
Cheap oil is not about to kill off wind and solar power as some experts have claimed, the US government’s chief energy analyst has said. Guardian.
Block on fracking in Scotland announced by minister
The Scottish government has announced a block on planned fracking operations, pending further inquires. Ministers will carry out new work on the environmental and health implications. BBC.
China move to limit coal glut
China has slapped a moratorium on new coal mines in its eastern regions as it battles an enormous supply glut. Coal production is racked by overcapacity and falling prices. Financial Times.
Roads are encroaching deeper into the Amazon rainforest, study says
Oil and gas roads are encroaching deeper into the western Amazon, one of the world’s last wildernesses and biodiversity hotspots, according to a new study. Guardian.
Are green bonds a fair weather phenomenon? – Financial Times
10 things you need to know about fracking – Independent
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