Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Oil giants to face Nigerian courtGreen Consumer Guide | 14 Apr 2006
Shell Nigeria and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have been called to appear at the Federal High Court of Nigeria to outline plans to end the controversial practice of gas-flaring in the Iwherekan area in the next year.
Shell Ordered to Appear by Nigerian CourtFriends of the Earth- England, Wales and N.Ireland. | 12 Apr 2006
The Federal High Court of Nigeria today (Tuesday 11 April) ordered the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Shell Nigeria) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to end flaring in Iwherekan community (Nigeria) by April 2007 and to appear in court in person on 31 May with a detailed plan to this effect.
US and British interest in Nigerian oil fuel fears of "another Iraq"Environment Times | 30 Nov 2005
In a week that is seeing record prices for natural gas in the UK and the UK Government prepares to launch an energy review, peers and MPs gathered in the House of Lords on Thursday to hear about the role of an increasingly unstable Nigeria in US and UK energy security plans.
House of Lords seminar on oil and NigeriaFriends of the Earth- England, Wales and N.Ireland. | 24 Nov 2005
In a week that is seeing record prices for natural gas in the UK and the UK Government prepares to launch an energy review, peers and MPs will gather in the House of Lords on Thursday to hear about the role of an increasingly unstable Nigeria in US and UK energy security plans.
'Historic' decision on Nigeria's gas flaringGreen Consumer Guide | 21 Nov 2005
Environmental campaigners have welcomed a Nigerian Federal High Court judgment this week that ordered oil companies to stop oil companies from gas flaring in the region, calling it an historic decision.
The Shell Report: Continuing AbusesFriends of the Earth- Scotland | 11 Nov 2005
As the world marks the 10th anniversary of the state murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa and other leaders of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), the Environmental Rights Action (ERA)/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN) has today published a report that details environmental and social practices of Shell in the Niger Delta.
Shell faces flaring lawsuitGuardian Unlimited | 21 Jun 2005
Shell and its partners yesterday found themselves facing a legal suit from local rural communities and western environmentalists over allegations of causing pollution and global warming by flaring gas in Nigeria.
Communities Sue Shell to Stop Nigerian Gas FlaringFriends of the Earth- England, Wales and N.Ireland. | 21 Jun 2005
Communities from across the Niger Delta, with the support of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA), have today filed a legal action against the Nigerian government, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Shell, Exxon, Chevron, Total and Agip joint venture companies to stop gas flaring.
Early humans 'followed coast'BBC World Service | 16 May 2005
The first humans who left Africa to populate the world headed south along the coast of the Indian Ocean, Science magazine reports.
Welcome to Fortress GleneaglesSunday Herald | 15 May 2005
IT is a hotel that has built a worldwide reputation on being the last word in luxury. Nestling amid the spectacular scenery of the Perthshire country side, Gleneagles has played host to sports stars, royalty and the Hollywood glitterati.