Campaigners said more than 40,000 people have called for a ban on fracking in response to the Scottish Government’s consultation which closes just before midnight tonight.
The government misled parliament and the public over the climate change impacts of shale gas, according to new research. It suggests that ministers may even have breached their code of conduct by giving MPs inaccurate information.
Fracking Week in Parliament returns after a two-week break in references to fracking or shale gas in the UK’s parliaments. In this week’s post: Consultation on the shale gas wealth fund Incentives to fracking communities Labour amendment to prevent imposition of fracking on unwilling areas Scottish Conservative call […]
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Fracking and carbon capture and storage Fracking and the Green Investment Bank sale Fracking and public consultation in Scotland
In the first Fracking Week in Parliament of 2017, MPs question the climate change minister over whether the Green Investment Bank will be allowed to fund fracking.
This week’s diary features a legal challenge in the High Court in London by Frack Free Ryedale and Friends of the Earth against the approval of planning permission to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire. Also five community meetings, two meet-the-regulator events, a fundraiser, a consultation deadline […]
The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Jim McMahon on landowners’ rights and fracking Caroline Flint on using the shale wealth fund for energy efficiency Scottish Parliament on post-Brexit impacts on the environment and trade deals
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: Legislation to give the Welsh Assembly power over fracking Question on regulation of shale gas Academic funding from fracking With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts.
Top news in this Fracking Week in Politics: Responsibility for fracking regulation Shale gas emissions UK energy policy and the Paris Agreement on climate change Inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans The SNP and shale gas