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.
A mother from a shale gas area in Pennsylvania has urged UK politicians to learn from American mistakes and use robust planning to protect communities from fracking.
This week’s diary features the United Against Fracking national rally in Manchester, plus four film screenings, two parliamentary meetings, as well as talks, discussions, a lecture and debate. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings […]