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February 6 headlines
US shale under fire over thirst for water
Water shortages have put the US oil and gas industry on a “collision course” with other users because of the large volumes needed for hydraulic fracturing, a group of leading investors are warned. According to Ceres, almost 40% of oil and gas wells drilled since 2011 are in areas of “extremely high” water stress. Financial Times.
European parliament votes for stronger climate targets
The European parliament has voted to require member states to meet binding national targets on renewable energy, energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions. The 2030 targets are a 40% cut in greenhouse gasses; at least 30% of energy to come from renewable sources; and a 40% improvement in energy efficiency. Guardian.
Scottish independence: Politicians row over energy market post-yes
A row over the future of the UK energy markets has erupted between politicians on the two sides of the Scottish independence debate. Shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint believes consumers would face higher energy bills post-independence. BBC.
David Cameron takes over Cobra chair to deal with emergencies due floods
David Cameron took personal control of emergency efforts to help households stricken by floods on Wednesday and promised unrestricted help amid warning of more devastating storms and flood to hit the south-west. Guardian.
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