Fracking opponents are most likely to be women, aged 45-64, doing managerial or professional work and living in rural areas, according to the latest findings of an ongoing government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.
The latest findings from an ongoing government survey show the highest level of opposition to shale gas exploitation so far.
Guest Post by Joanne Hawkins Regulation is a central issue in the shale gas debate. Yet, it has received very little in depth attention, with many reports and political statements assuming the presence of a ‘robust regulatory system.’ In this guest post, Joanne Hawkins discusses some of the […]
The more people know about fracking, the more likely they are to oppose it, according to the results of a government survey released today.
The government will not win public support for fracking by behaving like a salesperson for the technique, a new study has concluded.
As MP prepare to leave parliament for the summer, the government has announced it is to ban fracking from the surface of National Parks and some other protected areas. But under new rules operators will be allowed to frack underneath these areas from outside their boundaries. Several environmental […]
What is it? The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has taken over some regulatory functions from the Department of Energy and Climate Change for the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry in the UK.