Guyana is expected to become one of the world’s largest oil producers after US firm ExxonMobil, along with the consortium partners Hess and China’s state-owned CNOOC, found sites that could deliver 8bn barrels of oil, including in the offshore Stabroek block. … [Read more...] about Anger over World Bank’s $55m pledge to Guyana’s fossil fuel industry
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There are, in fact, plenty of eco-friendly options: Roar Gill's capsules are suitable for composting and cost about £17.50 for 40. Toast Coffee's are the same price and can be thrown in your garden waste. Lost Sheep capsules, £3.95 for ten pods, are made from bark. … [Read more...] about How George Clooney’s Nespresso coffee leaves a VERY bitter taste: JANE FRYER on the troubling aspects of the trendy brew from beans picked by child labour to capsules that are an eco-disaster
Replies came in from St Andrews; Aberdeen (“it is all but impossible for most sorts of retail to thrive” in student areas); Bath (very disappointed with lack of controls imposed by the local authority); Birmingham (HMOs should be shared by students and young professionals); Bournemouth (where student-resident relations, with the help of the students union, are far better than elsewhere); Brighton (the council wants to impose the strictest conditions in Britain on HMOs); Canterbury (lowest rate of owner occupation in the UK at 43%); Chester (furious about lack of residents’ representation on the issue); Coventry (where the university has grown so fast it has campuses in London and, 160 miles away, in Scarborough); Durham (where residents feel so hard done by they “often quote St Andrews as our future”); Leamington Spa (a huge rise in student numbers); Leeds (residents outnumbered two to one by students in Headingley); Manchester (barely believable … [Read more...] about Town v gown: is the student boom wrecking communities?