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2008-09-22 00:00:26

By Benet Northcote Gordon Brown's decision on whether to approve a new power station will affect the UK's standing on climate change. Benet Northcote reports The Prime Minister has to make one of the most important decisions of his premiership so far. It is not one he can ignore.

2008-09-04 00:00:17

By Michael McCarthy Environment Editor THE Nasa scientist who first drew attention to global warming 20 years ago appeared in a British court yesterday as a key witness in support of climate change activists charged with damaging a power station.

2008-09-02 03:00:24

By Gillman, Susanna The government's inclusion of coal in its energy policy was condemned by environmental campaigners this week in a protest camp at Kingsnorth power station.

2008-08-11 18:00:50

By RAY FARNSWORTH YOUR readers may have learned about the proposal to build a new coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent. It was planned to be a highly efficient plant and much more economic than the old one it would replace.

2008-08-11 00:00:29

By James Marriott Podium ThE GREAT gathering of tents that is the Climate Camp is spread across a field midway between the villages of Hoo St Werburgh and High Halstow in north Kent.

2008-08-08 00:00:30

By Mark Hughes HE IS the man who has devoted his life to trying to save Britain's coal mining industry. They are the eco-activists that are campaigning to stop the construction of Britain's first coal-fired power station in more than 30 years.

2008-08-04 12:01:17

There will be no need to build new fossil fuel power stations before 2020 if the Government meets European Union targets on delivering renewable power and energy efficiency, a report said yesterday.

2008-07-31 00:00:34

Home News IN BRIEF *Environmental campaigners have set up a camp against climate change close to Kingsnorth power station in Kent before a week-long protest against plans by E.ON to build Britain's first new coal- fired plant for more than 30 years.

2008-07-11 09:00:00

By Michael McCarthy Environment Editor Green activists are vowing to force their way into one of Britain's biggest power stations next month in what will be the most serious clash yet between the burgeoning climate change protest movement and the authorities.


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