As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
In this week’s listings: More screenings of The Bentley Effect and performances of Fracked! Direct action workshops Election hustings and Green Party manifesto launch Reclaim the Power national gathering A E Yates petition hand-in
In this update of protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Anti-fracking campaigners hand in complaint about Preston New Road protest policing Police criticise behaviour of some protesters at Kirkham vigil Swap work for work protest at Preston New Road Lock-on at A E Yates […]
A Conservative government would take some decisions on shale gas drilling plans out of local control.
The Lib Dems became the second party in two days to publish a manifesto with an anti-fracking pledge.
Anti-fracking campaigners accuse police of “disproportionate and aggressive” tactics at Cuadrilla shale gas site
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool say their right to protest has been “repeatedly trampled on” by Lancashire Police.
Labour comes out against fracking – but will its candidates in shale gas constituencies back the ban?
As predicted, Labour’s manifesto, published this morning, includes a promise to ban fracking.