The climate change campaign group, Reclaim the Power, has announced plans for a fortnight of direct action against companies which supply the fracking industry.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Lord Vinson on shale gas and energy self-sufficiency Alex Cunningham on carbon capture and storage for coal and gas Carolyn Harris on tidal lagoons instead of fracking Baroness Featherstone on shale gas versus tackling climate change
A new pro-shale group in Lancashire, part-funded by the onshore gas industry, launched yesterday in Blackpool. Lancashire for Shale called on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas development in the county. The group said it was made up of local businesses and residents who […]
A poll of 500 Lancashire businesses released today (16th February 2016) found just over half thought shale gas would have a positive impact on the local economy.
Britain can’t afford to ignore the opportunities offered by shale gas, the MP Kevin Hollinrake told a debate in the House of Commons this morning.
The Swiss-based chemicals company, INEOS, looks unlikely to commit to shale gas surveying in Scotland until it knows whether the country’s moratorium on fracking will be lifted. A senior executive told DrillOrDrop he expects the company’s shale business will concentrate next on Cheshire and other areas of England, […]
More than 180 businesses have joined together to campaign against fracking in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
Guest Post by Alex Kirby In this Guest Post, Alex Kirby, of the Climate New Network reports on the accusation that many of the UK’s oil, gas and coal companies are ducking their legal duty to inform investors of risks caused by climate change. Fossil fuel companies operating […]
Environmental Data Services publishes a report on the impacts of shale gas extraction on the environment. You can read the report by taking out a month’s free trial to the service.
The fracking industry was warned today (September 19 2013) it could not afford a rogue operator or a single accident. The pro-fracking MP, Dan Byles, told the European Shale Gas and Oil Summit in London: “This is still a sensitive enough industry that an accident could shut everyone […]