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Fracking laws needed 'to control UK's dash for gas', says MEP

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"Just because the resource is there, it does not mean that it can be produced economically," says Christophe McGlade (UCL Energy Institute), who recently worked on a report for the European commission on the level of shale in the EU. Read: The Observer

The UK's new dash for gas is a dangerous gamble

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The British government's new emphasis on gas power and fracking puts the climate and consumers at risk, says Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute). Read: New Scientist

UK to offer shale gas tax breaks

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"Europe is a very, very different situation to the US," said Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute). "The US by itself will not have the kind of impact on the world's gas market that would allow our prices to fall significantly." Read: Irish Times

Winners of the 2012 President’s Medals announced

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The Dissertation Medal has been awarded to Matthew Leung (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) for his highly accomplished piece of work on the development of Chinese style within a major Japanese city. Read: Building Design

British economy would be £20bn-a-year better off with focus on wind power

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“Much of the debate around the choice between offshore wind electricity generation in the years post-2020 assumes wind is more expensive. This study represents powerful evidence to the contrary,” says Professor Paul Elkins (UCL Energy Institute). Read: Independent

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