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.
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.
UK fracking tremor rules “absurd and unworkable”, says Ineos – campaigners accuse company of “aggressive and misinformed attack”
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
The government is to provide £4.3m towards the cost of policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, Lancashire’s police and crime commissioner confirmed this afternoon.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.