In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Caroline Flint on funding energy efficiency from shale tax revenues Alan Brown and Tom Elliott on plans for a shale wealth fund Mark Menzies on re-opening the Roseacre Wood public inquiry Baroness Jones on fracking opposition and counter terrorism
The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.
Professor Kevin Anderson, deputy director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, gave evidence to the inquiry today against Cuadrilla’s plans for fracking at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood. Here are the key points from his evidence:
The government must be prepared for significant grass roots opposition if it pushes ahead with plans to fast track shale gas, a public opinion survey published today concludes.
Guest Post by Alex Kirby In this Guest Post, Alex Kirby, of the Climate New Network reports on the accusation that many of the UK’s oil, gas and coal companies are ducking their legal duty to inform investors of risks caused by climate change. Fossil fuel companies operating […]