While the 300+ global climate rallies and marches grabbed the headlines, there was news on food, farming and nature from inside the COP26 climate talks.
Farmers were urged at a rally in North Yorkshire this morning to deny fracking companies access to their land.
Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
Campaigners from across the UK gathered outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for a demonstration today in support of food growing and against fracking.
Sarah Houlston, a farmer whose land is a mile from where Third Energy has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire, told Farming UK TV last month she was concerned about contamination of her water supply. Yesterday, the company’s John Dewar responded. Here’s a transcript of both […]