Madano’s energy and environment monitoring, featuring DECC notes widespread opposition to shale gas exploration, MPs warn that pesticide research could be influenced by corporate funding, the ECC accepts findings of IPCC report, and more.
Madano Energy Environment Monitoring July 29th 2014
DECC notes widespread opposition to shale gas exploration
The Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) consultation on the government’s Strategic Environmental Assessment of its nationwide fracking plan recorded a number of wide ranging objections to plans to expand fracking across Britain.read more.
MPs warn that pesticide research could be influenced by corporate funding
A committee of MPs have expressed concerns that pesticide manufacturers will provide the funding of research into the impact of agricultural chemicals on the declining bee population and may therefore influence the findings. read more.
ECC accepts findings of IPCC report
MPs on the Energy and Climate Change (ECC) committee have released their report examining the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), strongly endorsing it. read more.