Shale gas goes to the House of Lords - energy benefits and environmental costs debated

The debate over fracking for shale gas moves to the Upper Chamber

BSEE orders companies to stop work

US offshore regulator directs 5 companies to halt operations

Cleaning up coal - carbon capture and storage projects

Could CCS give coal a sustainable future? Rachel Lawler finds out at the New Age for Coal With Carbon Capture and Storage event in London, UK

The state of mining: Africa and Latin America

Rhiannon Garth Jones reports from the Association of Mining Analysts event in London, UK

The future of nano: nanotechnology project progress update

An account of the "Nanotechnology Partnership for Progress – One Year On" event