9th June 2014 A nationwide series of five debates about fracking begins today in Glasgow – but there’s no sign of representatives from the industry on the confirmed list of speakers for any event.
With thanks to Theyworkforyou.com we’ve included extracts about fracking and shale gas from the Queen’s Speech and the first day’s debate that followed in the House of Commons. Click here for more about parliamentary discussions on shale and fracking this week: Latest Fracking Week in Westminster Ministerial Statement on […]
27th May 2014 A new group promoting a national debate about fracking has published details of its first events. We Need to Talk About Fracking is seeking definitive answers to the key questions about hydraulic fracturing and extreme extraction. It says it will address the facts and balance […]
20th May 2014 The British shale industry was warned yesterday to learn from Australia and to not rush into fracking without a proper public debate.
13th March 2014 The leader of West Sussex County Council should welcome a new campaign group, which held its first fundraising event last night. We need to talk about fracking is calling for a “genuinely independent, balanced and thorough public debate”. Last year, Louise Goldsmith twice asked the […]
Investigating Balcombe and Cuadrilla received the following offer from Constance Watson, Events Marketing Co-ordinator for Press Holdings Media Group, owners of The Daily and Sunday Telegraph and The Spectator: I’m delighted to announce our complete line-up for Spectator Events’ debate ‘Let’s Get Fracking!’ on 2nd December, and as such I would like […]
Thursday November 21 Duncan Clark, one of the authors of The Burning Question, talks about addiction to fossil fuels and how to give them up, at The Elephant and Castle pub, Lewes, from 7.30pm. Tickets from Anne firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday November 27 Lord Browne of Madingley, chair of Cuadrilla Resources, […]
A delegation of opponents of fracking met the leader of West Sussex County Council, Louise Goldsmith, today at County Hall in Chichester. The delegation comprised villagers from Balcombe, Fernhurst and Wisborough Green/Kirdford, where the oil and gas companies, Cuadrilla and Celtique Energie, want to carry out exploratory drilling. […]
Can fracking be sustainable? This is the subject of the Green Alliance Annual Debate in London tonight (Monday November 11th). It is expected to focus on the compatibility of shale gas exploitation and decarbonisation of the energy sector. The speakers are: Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP for Brighton […]
At least 26 public meetings on fracking will be held in England between September 25th and October 25th 2013 September 25 Fracking in Kent? Meeting, Sheperdswell, Kent, addressed by CPRE Protect Kent September 26 Public meeting, Eccles, organised by Say No to Fracking on Barton Moss September 27 Fracking […]