Madano’s energy and environment monitoring, featuring report warning of UK’s increasing dependence on Russian energy, research warning against proposed badger cull pilot, and UN report expressing concern about unsustainable resource crunch and price rise, and more.
Report uses warning of UK’s increased dependence on Russian energy in case for fracking
The Centre for Policy Studies has released a report which proposes that the UK encourages fracking for shale gas to increase its energy security. read more.
Research suggests new badger cull pilot risks increasing cases of bovine TB
Research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has warned that small-scale badger culling changes the behaviour of the badgers which subsequently increases the risk of TB transmission, and therefore should not be seen as an option to curbing bovine TB. read more.
UN report warns of unsustainable resource crunch and price rise
A report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted International Resource Panel (IRP) has exposed a resource crunch which is forcing up costs for businesses and fuelling price volatility for key commodities. read more.