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Headquarters in United Kingdom
Centrica website: http://www.centrica.co.uk
British Gas split in 1997 into Centrica, which is primarily a gas utility operating in the UK, and BG Group, which "is principally engaged in the development, management and supply of...gas markets around the world", according to this website: www.bgplc.com. The company now known as British Gas is part of Centrica.
On 4 January 2018, an Oslo court dismissed environmental NGO's climate change lawsuit against the Norwegian government regarding Arctic oil drilling licences. Greenpeace Nordic, Nature and Youth, and the Grandparents Climate Campaigns argued that a...
[On 14 November 2017] ...environmental organisations Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth take on the Norwegian government in court for opening up new areas in the Arctic to oil drilling. They are arguing that drilling for oil violates the Paris...
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Author: Carbon Disclosure Project
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Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)
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UK: Top utility lobby group shifts stance from supporting fossil fuels to campaigning for renewable energy
Author: Terry Macalister, Guardian (UK)
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Author: Rupert Jones, Guardian (UK)
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