Bob Jenkins

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Under the radar: Dams bone dry and crops failing in north-west Victoria

In some places, the cracks will swallow a finger. In others they are so deep and wide that they will comfortably swallow the hand of a man, all the …

US Congress Sets Strict Limits on Global Dam Funding

Against all evidence of environmental destruction, widespread impoverishment and cost overruns, the World Bank is once again embracing mega-dams. In FY 2014, the Bank put more than half of its power sector lending into large hydropower projects. The US Congress - still the biggest contributor to …

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Mining stocks hit as iron ore posts biggest one-day fall in four years

Chinese exports suffered 18% fall in February sending raw material prices plummeting<p>Mining stocks have taken a hammering on world markets after the price of iron ore – Australia’s biggest export – posted the biggest one-day fall in over four years.<p>Figures showing an 18% fall in Chinese exports in …

‘Ethical’ funds still pouring money into coal, oil and gas, new report finds

Report by advisers Barchester Green names winners and sinners of ethical and environmental funds industry<p>Should ethical investment funds be putting millions of pounds of people’s money into oil, gas and coal companies?<p>A new report says too many UK ethical funds are still invested in fossil fuels …

Deep in coal country, pondering future without it

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — The rest of the house is just waking as Scottie Sizemore plops down in a rocking chair on his front porch with a cup of coffee. It's midmorning, but the sun has yet to crest the ridge above, where mist clings like clouds that couldn't quite make it over.<p>Sizemore is the fourth …