A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.
Youth climate campaigners living in the area of the UK’s only fracking site secured a meeting with a senior county councillor this afternoon.
DrillOrDrop’s picture round-up of climate rallies in the UK.
Climate campaigners have used a yellow boat to block the entrance of Cuadrilla’s suspended fracking site near Blackpool.
Proposals to drill four more production wells at the Horse Hill oil site, near Gatwick Airport, have been supported by Surrey County Council planners.
This month, Cuadrilla began fracking its second well at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. 12 days later it was ordered to stop after causing the UK’s largest fracking-induced earth tremor.
Environmental campaigners have called on the new Conservative leader, Boris Johnson, to ban fracking.