Labour’s former energy spokesperson, Caroline Flint, has urged the government to spend money from the proposed shale wealth fund on insulating UK homes.
This week’s diary features a legal challenge in the High Court in London by Frack Free Ryedale and Friends of the Earth against the approval of planning permission to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire. Also five community meetings, two meet-the-regulator events, a fundraiser, a consultation deadline […]
40+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in November 2016, including United Against Fracking national rally, Kirby Misperton judicial review hearing and Nottinghamshire council meeting to decide IGas shale gas application. Plus film screenings, meetings, conference, workshops, information events, fundraisers, debates and talks. Also advanced notice […]
50+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in October 2016, including film screenings, meetings, conferences, training, information events, fundraisers, debates and talks. Plus advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your […]
Two sides in the fracking debate went head to head at an event in Chichester to discuss the pros and cons of shale gas. On the pro side was Professor Ernest Rutter, of Manchester University, and Dr Nick Riley, formerly of the British Geological Survey. Opposing fracking were Emeritus […]
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of July and later in the year here […]
40+ key dates and events in July 2016, including film screenings, conferences, meetings, deadlines, presentations and demonstrations. And advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events.
The Scottish Parliament is discussing fracking in a debate on environment and land reform. The SNP’s environment and climate change secretary Roseanna Cunninngham (left) opens the debate. Her party introduced a moratorium on fracking last year during a research and public consultation programme. Scottish Labour and the Greens have tabled amendments […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Waste water re-injection and earthquakes The Green Investment Bank and funding for shale gas Government energy policy and fracking
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Peers discuss coal bed methane extraction in the Forest of Dean Questions on methane emissions from shale gas sites and funding for fracking ‘Permission in principle’ and fracking Kevin Hollinrake’s debate on shale gas and the economy