Campaigners against Celtique Energie’s drilling application between Wisborough Green and Kirdford gather before the planning committee meeting in Horsham this morning.
21st July 2014 Friends of the Earth has welcomed the call by former minister Nick Herbert for a rejection of Celtique Energie’s planning application to drill for oil near Wisborough Green and Kirdford.
16th July 2014 The BBC explained this morning how it encouraged oil and gas companies and politicians to take part in its live fracking debate at Fernhurst – even though none chose to attend.
Reaction to BBC fracking debate at Fernhurst – “wilful blindness to risk”; “disinformation and innuendo”; “beating climate change”
16th July 2014 Industry’s “systemic, wilful blindness to risk” Jeremy Leggett, green energy entrepreneur and chair of Solarcentury, the UK’s largest independent solar electric company, told BBC Sussex: “I have a lot of sympathy with the points being made in the debate. Look at the record of the […]
15th July 2014 Another attempt at a balanced debate on hydraulic fracturing failed tonight because the pro-frackers again declined to take part.
9th July 2014 The group trying to organise a nationwide debate about fracking in the UK has cancelled its next event because supporters of the process would not take part.
Green groups accuse government of inaction over coal – after minister calls them “morally-disingenuous”
2/7/14 Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace defended their campaign against shale gas and accused the government of failing to take action over greenhouse gas emissions from coal.