Northern Ireland’s economy minister has proposed a moratorium on onshore oil and gas operations followed by legislation to ban it.
A wide-ranging review of the onshore petroleum licensing system in Northern Ireland is underway, the economy minister, Diane Dodds, said this afternoon.
MPs have promised to monitor how quickly the government implements recommendations of the UK’s citizens’ assembly on climate change.
A key part of the UK government’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been opposed by the first citizens’ assembly on climate change.
An injunction brought by INEOS against anti-fracking protesters will be contested at a three-day hearing at the High Court later this year.
20+ events this week: including Gayzer Frackman delivers a “bribe” to Downing Street, Challenging fracking through litigation and empowering communities, plus workshops, training days, deadlines, meetings, information sessions and film screenings.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: Legislation to give the Welsh Assembly power over fracking Question on regulation of shale gas Academic funding from fracking With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts.
Campaigners set up a camp in South Wales today to promote renewable energy and raise awareness of local unconventional gas developments in the run-up to the Welsh Assembly elections in May.
An anti-fracking campaigner heard today (30/1/14) that his human right to freedom of speech through protesting did not give him a right to wilfully obstruct the police. Keyon Bayandor, 25, from Bristol, denied obstructing PC Michael Butler at the Balcombe protests on August 1st last year. But he […]