Opposition to fracking continues to exceed support, according to the annual government survey of public attitudes published today. But support has increased since the last survey a year ago and opposition has fallen.
Most people living near two proposed shale gas sites did not trust information from fracking companies, research has shown.
The climate-damaging gas methane is still being released at English onshore oil sites, a year after researchers revealed the problem.
Preparation for fracking at a site in a North Yorkshire village saw nitrogen oxides pollution peak to levels comparable with the morning rush hour in North Kensington, research has revealed.
Forecasting earthquakes caused by fracking is still “a scientific challenge”, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said in a report published today.
As the government considers the future of fracking in England, a new study has revealed little support for a change of policy.
New research into fugitive methane emissions has called for better monitoring of decommissioned onshore oil and gas wells.
Pregnant women, children, indigenous people, communities of colour and low-income neighbourhoods are disproportionately harmed by fracking, according to the latest review in the US of risks and damage.
More than three-quarters of people want a windfall tax on fossil fuel companies, according to a national survey published today.
More than twice as many people oppose fracking than support it, according to a new government survey published today.