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Government go-ahead on offshore wind - now we need a super grid

Friends of the Earth welcomed today's go-ahead on offshore wind, but urged Ministers to urgently develop a new offshore super grid to harness as much renewable energy as possible.

Swimming towards a coal ship - Greenpeace campaigners block coal delivery to Kingsnorth

Around midnight three of my colleagues eased themselves off one of the Greenpeace inflatable speedboats and into the cold water of the river Medway in Kent.

It's difficult to imagine what must be going through your mind in that

Campaigners swim in front of 20,000 tonne coal freighter to block Kingsnorth shipment

12.30am - A dramatic stand-off is unfolding at Kingsnorth power station in Kent where climate change campaigners have boarded a moving bulk freighter carrying coal to Britain's most controversial power plant. Three women are swimming in the river Medway in front of the massive freighter and are stopping it loading while climbers are hanging off the side of the ship. Dozens of police officers and a helicopter are on the scene.

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