A committee of the United Nations has recommended the UK government consider a complete ban on fracking.
The government is to pay almost all the extra costs of policing protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
The campaign group, Talk Fracking, has won a challenge against government support in planning policy for fracking.
This post has news updates from the eleventh day of the inquiry into IGas plans to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
Twenty-nine academics have called on governments and scientists to withdraw their support for fracking because of its climate change impacts.
Less than a quarter of people support relaxing the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors, according to results of a new survey published today.
A government adviser has been accused of “negligent failure” for refusing to revise a report on the health impacts of fracking.