With 40+ marginal seats in more 170 English parliamentary constituencies potentially affected by oil and gas licences, the campaign network, Frack Free United, warned today that the impact of fracking on the election should not be underestimated.
Councillors have voted for an indefinite moratorium on fracking in the North Yorkshire district where Third Energy has permission for the process.
“New methane study backs climate case against fracking” – campaigners; “erroneous conclusions” – industry
Opponents of onshore shale gas in the UK have said new research on global methane emissions supports their call for a ban on fracking on climate change grounds.
The shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel has resigned after just over six months, she has told a national newspaper.
An anti-fracking campaign group has lodged a formal complaint against the government over a public consultation on changing the planning rules for shale gas drilling.
Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations and residents. In this guest weekend long read, Frack Free United makes the case against government policy […]
Campaigners delivered a letter to Downing Street this afternoon, signed by more than 8,000 people, calling for an immediate halt on fracking in the UK.