This post has live updates from the second day of the inquiry into IGas’s appeal against the refusal of planning permission for testing at its Ellesmere Port well site.
The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.
IGas plans to test a gas well in Ellesmere Port will undermine efforts to regenerate a seriously deprived area and put nearby homes and businesses at risk, campaigners will argue later this month.
IGas proposals to explore for gas at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire were incompatible with UK commitments to limit temperature rise, a climate change expert will warn next month.
Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations and residents. In this guest weekend long read, Frack Free United makes the case against government policy […]
A cross-party group of 200 current and former MPs has called for the parliamentary pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
An estimated 6,000+ of people, including opponents of fracking from across the UK, closed five bridges in central London to highlight their concerns about climate change.