Environmental campaigners are calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to less publicised techniques used by the oil and gas industry.
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
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A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.
On the eve of tomorrow’s international climate strikes, more than 450 celebrities, activists and campaign organisations have urged the United Nations to endorse a worldwide ban on fracking.
“If you support fracking, you’re complicit in earthquakes” – Lancs businessman; Cuadrilla says “sorry for any concern”
A rally outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site this afternoon called for a stop on fracking in Lancashire following the record-breaking bank holiday earth tremor.
A group of Lancashire residents handed a letter to Cuadrilla’s headquarters this morning requesting a permanent end to fracking at the company’s shale gas site near Blackpool.