The government misled parliament and the public over the climate change impacts of shale gas, according to new research. It suggests that ministers may even have breached their code of conduct by giving MPs inaccurate information.
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As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
In this week’s listings: More screenings of The Bentley Effect and performances of Fracked! Direct action workshops Election hustings and Green Party manifesto launch Reclaim the Power national gathering A E Yates petition hand-in
In this update of protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Anti-fracking campaigners hand in complaint about Preston New Road protest policing Police criticise behaviour of some protesters at Kirkham vigil Swap work for work protest at Preston New Road Lock-on at A E Yates […]
Plans by INEOS for a second shale gas well in the East Midlands will not need an environmental impact assessment, according to the local council.
UK Oil and Gas Investments plc confirmed this morning it had raised the money it needs to begin drilling its well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
A Conservative government would take some decisions on shale gas drilling plans out of local control.