The push towards renewable energy, plus the quest for greater efficiency, mean that we need to find more ways of storing energy.
Image copyright Reuters Police in Brazil have arrested five people as part of an investigation into Friday’s dam collapse in Brumadinho. At least 65 people died when toxic sludge engulfed a company canteen and neighbouring residential buildings. Prosecutors in Brazil say three of those arrested were officials from the mining company Vale, whose responsibilities included […]
Image copyright Getty Images The pound has fallen against the dollar and the euro after Boris Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary. Sterling fell half a cent against the dollar to trade at $1.3257. Against the euro, it fell back to €1.1273. The pound had been in positive territory after investors bet Brexit Secretary David Davis’s […]
Image copyright Getty Images Oil prices suffered steep falls on Wednesday after Libya said it would boost supply, even as investors fear that trade tensions will hit demand. Brent crude dropped 6.9% – the biggest decline in more than two years – to end at $73.40 a barrel for the global benchmark. US crude fell […]