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At least one major oil company will turn its back on fossil fuels, says scientist

Oil and gas companies,Energy industry,Fossil fuels,Oil,Commodities,Business,Shale gas and fracking,Energy,Gas,Environment,Renewable energy,The Guardian,News<p>Jeremy Leggett, former industry adviser, warns over plunging commodity prices and soaring costs of risky energy projects

Banking on better forecasts: the new maths of weather prediction | Dr Hannah Christensen

Photograph: Hannah Christensen<p>Graph showing the percentage accuracy of the “best-guess” weather forecast over the last three decades in the northern and southern hemispheres. Source: …

Janet Yellen Now Faces One Of The Most Bizarre Problems The Fed Has Ever Seen

That's because the US, which just posted an astonishing 5% gain in GDP, is now flirting with deflation.<p>The Fed is thus facing a bizarre economic dilemma: It has runaway growth and collapsing prices at the same time. The weapons available to Yellen to fight deflation are flimsy. Normally, the Fed …

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Britain to reap economic windfall from oil's death spiral

Motorists and small and medium-sized businesses are cashing in but not everybody is celebrating the fall in fuel prices, reports Andrew Critchlow<p>For most Britons, the only significance of oil superpower Saudi Arabia comes when they’re anxiously watching the digital counter ticking over at the …

Crystal Palace 2 Tottenham 1, match report: Alan Pardew enjoys dream start with crucial win

Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur, Premier League – Puncheon's late strike gives new manager first league win<p>One thing we now know about Alan Pardew’s tenure as <b>Crystal Palace</b> manager: he will gee up his players for the relegation fight.<p>Selhurst Park was bouncing as Palace, playing with purpose and …

Shirley Williams: testament to my extraordinary mother Vera Brittain

One of Baroness Williams’s earliest memories is the clacking of her mother’s typewriter. Her mother, Vera Brittain, would retreat to her study in the family’s Chelsea home at 10 each morning, having already dealt with the day’s correspondence and bills. She would then spend the next seven hours …

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

These Super Bowl recipes are low-effort crowd pleasers. Yes, there are brownies.<p>It's just not a Super Bowl party without a stunning display of dessert options. (At least that's what we always say.) Here are our most winning sweet treats for the biggest game day of the year—all low-effort crowd …

Serena irked in Hopman defeat

PERTH, Australia -- While her older sister Venus was winning the WTA event in Auckland, New Zealand, Serena Williams was losing two of four singles …

Federer claims 1,000th win with Brisbane crown

Federer was forced to absorb some superb shotmaking and blistering serves from the 24-year-old before winning 6-4, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 in two hours and 13 minutes at the Pat Rafter Arena.<p>Federer's glittering career now includes 83 singles titles, including 17 Grand Slams, since his first victory over …

The best new tourist attractions on earth, according to Lonely Planet

If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …

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The economics of happiness can make for sad reading

The link between rising incomes and happiness was challenged before the financial crisis but falling living standards have muddied the waters<p>You have a job. You live in a small town in New Jersey, New South Wales or West Sussex. You are neither poor nor rich. You haven’t had a real pay rise in the …