Our digest of August’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and opposition to them – in the UK and around the world.
North Yorkshire County Council is being urged to postpone its decision this morning on plans for monitoring boreholes around Third Energy’s proposed fracking site in Ryedale.
Former oil engineer, Ken Wilkinson, has made several complaints about anti-fracking material to the advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority. In this Guest Post, he describes what motivates his action.
Nick Grealy – who wants to frack shale under London – gives his views on the anti-fracking movement, the shale industry, the 14th licencing round and attractions of London
In this guest post, author Martin Dale explains how he came to write his new book about the anti-fracking movement, what he learned and what he thinks will happen next.
Concerns over Magellan’s fracking plans at Horse Hill near Horley Anti-fracking campaigners handed out leaflets to commuters in Horley, Surrey, today to raise awareness of the nearby Horse Hill exploratory drilling site.
Thousands of opponents of fracking were among an estimated 0.5 million+ people who took part marches in more than 150 countries across the world demanding action on climate change.