Opposition to fracking reached 44%, a record high, in the latest government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.
Emissions from flares – including climate-damaging methane – could be underestimated, according to new research published today.
One of the UK’s leading seismologists says more shale gas wells must be fracked to assess the risk from tremors.
Small earth tremors have continued to be recorded around the Surrey village of Newdigate during the summer.
UK shale gas reserves may be “markedly lower than previously thought”, according to research published today.
“New methane study backs climate case against fracking” – campaigners; “erroneous conclusions” – industry
Opponents of onshore shale gas in the UK have said new research on global methane emissions supports their call for a ban on fracking on climate change grounds.
“UK fracking debate likely to stay deadlocked as neither side makes a compelling case” – new research
Campaigners for and against fracking are failing to deliver a decisive blow to their opponents, according to a new study.