Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
More than 600 academics, politicians and campaigners signed a letter calling on the government to replace the current moratorium on fracking with an outright ban.
Calls by the shale gas industry to relax the rules on earth tremors induced by fracking are not widely supported by the public, according to a new poll.
Twenty-nine academics have called on governments and scientists to withdraw their support for fracking because of its climate change impacts.
Three men sent to jail last week for taking part in anti-fracking protests are to appeal against their sentences.
More than 1,000 academics have now signed an open letter supporting a review of last week’s prison sentence given to three men who took part in anti-fracking protests.
UK fracking policy based on “outdated” reports but Scottish review is “model for the world” – academics
A new report has praised the Scottish government’s review of fracking while criticising the UK government’s approach to the issue.
An internationally-recognised tribunal is to examine whether some countries have breached basic human rights by allowing fracking.