Preparation for fracking at a site in a North Yorkshire village saw nitrogen oxides pollution peak to levels comparable with the morning rush hour in North Kensington, research has revealed.
Climate change driven by humans is already causing dangerous and widespread disruption, international scientists warned this morning.
Controversial government plans to crack down on protests have been defeated by peers in a series of late night votes.
Shale gas companies are working with two British universities to investigate whether UK boreholes could be turned into deep science laboratories.
This post has live news on Third Energy’s bid to extend the life of its gas production sites in Ryedale.
Who pays for clean-ups and decommissioning if an onshore operator goes bust? It’s a question that is concerning MPs and landowners. In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Ben Dean, looks at the rules for decommissioning and argues for tougher controls.
A woman campaigner has climbed on top of drilling equipment on its way to an oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
A committee of MPs is to examine whether planning applications for fracking in England should be decided by a government minister, rather than local councils.
As predicted by several newspapers yesterday, Conservative manifesto pledges on shale gas did not make it into this morning’s Queen’s Speech.