Oil drilling in Alaska refuge is again on the table

After decades of unsuccessful attempts to gain access to oil beneath the pristine coastal lowlands, Alaska’s Republican congressional delegation past this week began yet another effort to open a region experts say may hold one of the nation’s largest reserves of oil and natural gas.

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Catholic orders take their lead from the pope and divest from fossil fuels

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Exclusive: Four Australian Catholic orders are jointly and publicly divesting from coal, oil and gas: ‘We believe the Gospel asks no less of us’

• Divesting from fossil fuels: open letter from religious leaders in full

Global clean energy employment rose 5% in 2015, figures show

More than 8 million people were employed worldwide in the renewable energy sector last year as rapidly falling costs drove growth in the industry