2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
More than twice as many people oppose fracking than support it, according to a new government survey published today.
Nottinghamshire planners are recommending IGas should be given three more years to evaluate shale gas at a site near the village of Misson.
The Court of Appeal has scheduled a date for a legal challenge about the climate impact of oil production at the Horse Hill well site in Surrey.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
Opposition MPs have criticised government plans to give police greater powers to control protests as “draconian, undemocratic and disproportionate”.
Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
Opponents of a High Court injunction against protests at oil sites in southern England are celebrating news that it is being scaled back.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Opponents of fracking held a demonstration outside BP’s headquarters in London as part of an international day of action.