The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has changed its policy on fracking and called for a moratorium unless shale gas extraction secures “radical reductions” in carbon emissions.
People who want to find out more about fracking in the Fylde area of Lancashire are being urged to attend the first town hall-style public meeting on the subject for more than two years.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Peers debate the pros and cons of shale gas Grant Shapps on potential economic benefits
DrillOrDrop’s monthly digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas
INEOS has published an eight-page local newspaper pull-out about fracking to “set the record straight” about shale gas.
This round-up, compiled by Jack Lampkin and Ruth Hayhurst, looks at recent studies about fracking. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Caroline Spelman on what the Church of England said about fracking Claudia Beamish asks why a fracking ban is not in Scotland’s draft climate change bill
The Environment Agency begins a public consultation on an environmental permit application for the coal bed methane production site at Doe Green
25+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in December 2016, including planning meetings, film screenings, training, presentations, a conference, court case of anti-fracking campaigner Tina Rothery and consultation deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.
A supporter and opponent of onshore fracking went head to head at Westminster yesterday in a debate on shale gas.