Three years ago today, the government formally confirmed a moratorium on fracking in England.
Three campaign organisations have taken the first step in a legal challenge to the government’s lifting of the moratorium on fracking in England.
The BBC has admitted it was inaccurate for a presenter on a flagship news programme to say that scientists had debunked fears about earthquakes near fracking sites.
The Australian owner of shale gas company Cuadrilla has raised $19.7m (£11.79m) in a share placing.
Forecasting earthquakes caused by fracking is still “a scientific challenge”, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said in a report published today.
The UK’s next prime minister will be pro-fracking but only if local people want it.
The government will publish the review of scientific evidence on fracking and decide on the next steps “in due course”, the energy minister Greg Hands said this week.
The energy minister, Greg Hands, sidestepped a question about the investment tax allowance proposed under the windfall tax for oil and gas companies.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) has submitted its scientific review of shale gas extraction to the UK government.
The government’s climate advisor has warned about the risks of investing in fracking.