The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, told anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Westminster that the Labour Party stood in solidarity with them. And he predicted opposition to fracking would be a key issue at the next election.
Data released today suggests that UK councils have invested more than £9 billion from staff pension funds in fracking companies, despite opposition to the process.
Europa Oil and Gas is seeking more time to drill and test a well at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Protests have closed the IGas shale gas exploration site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire.
A retired academic has won a long-running legal challenge against Glasgow University which withdrew his email address and access to online journals.
Rain failed to stop opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Roseacre Wood from gathering for a rally outside the re-opened inquiry this morning.
The Bolsolver MP, Dennis Skinner, told several hundred anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Derbyshire that the Labour Party was behind them.
Author, fracking opponent and Green Party member, Alan Tootill, looks at how oil and gas companies have abandoned the idea of social licence for fracking and explores how campaigners against the industry could this use to their advantage.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: The first lock-on in 2018 outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Lorry surfing protest at Preston New Road; Slow walk at Kirby Misperton Camp established at Misson Springs
Over 250 people were reported to have joined a rally at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site today to mark a year of opposition to the development.