There’s plenty of life in oil stocks yet
If you’re looking for a reliable source of income for your retirement, you might be better off with high-yielding resources stocks than with an annuit…
Can the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050?
The government wants to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by the middle of the century. Is this realistic – or a staggeringly expens…
Britain’s blocked fracking pipeline
Protesters claim that fracking for gas and oil is not worth the risks. Producers argue the rules are too restrictive. Who’s right? And does the indust…
Will Brexit make it harder to keep the lights on in Britain?
Matthew Partridge talks to energy consultant Clive Moffatt to find out how EU membership has affected the UK’s energy policy, and how Brexit is likely…
Chart of the week: US natural-gas production heading for a record high
US natural-gas production will hit a record in 2018. Output should exceed 80 billion cubic feet per day, marking a 60% increase since 2005.
Commodities make a comeback
Raw-materials prices rose sharply in 2017 – and they have made a strong start to 2018, too.