Fracking Week in Parliament The Church of England has no formal policy on fracking and no plans to use its land for shale gas exploration, a senior official told parliament last week.
In this week’s update: Demonstrations against Church of England investment in fossil fuels Lock-on protests in Chesterfield and Preston New Road European anti-fracking campaigners join rally outside Cuadrilla’s site Petition with thousands of names against unconventional oil and gas delivered to the Scottish Parliament Opponents of drilling in […]
This round-up collects together studies, briefings and reports from the past six months on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. It includes work on methane emissions, public attitudes to fracking, economics of fossil fuels, impacts of noise on health and dealing with waste.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Caroline Spelman on what the Church of England said about fracking Claudia Beamish asks why a fracking ban is not in Scotland’s draft climate change bill