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

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

BSEE orders companies to stop work

Energy Transition Group
US offshore regulator directs 5 companies to halt operations

Cleaning up coal - carbon capture and storage projects

Materials World magazine
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

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

The future of nano: nanotechnology project progress update

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