The county which hosted the UK’s only high volume fracking sites voted unanimously this afternoon to keep planning decisions on the process with the local planning authority.
The government’s climate advisor has warned about the risks of investing in fracking.
Medical leaders have called on the UK government to halt new oil and gas exploration to avoid further damage to the nation’s health.
A key part of the UK government’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been opposed by the first citizens’ assembly on climate change.
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
Opponents of fracking called today on the Scottish government to ban fracking “once and for all”.
Government proposals to relax the planning rules for shale gas sites are due to be discussed for the first time in the chamber of the House of Commons.
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.
In this week’s listings High Court hearing on injunction against fracking at Preston New Road; Cuadrilla’s expected start date for fracking at Preston New Road; Let Communities Decide week of local action on government proposals to change the planning rules for shale gas; Shadow minister to visit anti-fracking […]
Ministers said last week they were doing everything they could to promote UK onshore oil and gas production. But that’s not how it looked to the industry speaking to investors at the weekend.