28 Jul '14, 6am

Roundup: One down but how many will follow? UK coal could stay around

1) UK government to unveil new shale gas licenses Ministers in the UK are expected to unveil a new round of shale gas licences covering almost half the kingdom later today . The new licenses will come with guidelines over fracking in protected areas - such as national parks - a tightening of the rules. However The Independent points out the guidelines allow fracking in parks if there is a "public interest". 2) Didcot closes - but EU's coal plants could stay open despite air pollution rules As a UK coal plant sees it's cooling towers spectacularly destroyed Carbon Brief reports that three-quarters of the EU's coal - including most of the UK's plants - could stay open well into the next decade, irrespective of new rules on air pollution. The situation is particularly serious in the UK where new rules to ensure capacity are set to benefit coal over gas power. Much depends on ...

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