UK support for fracking has recovered from its record low, according to the latest findings from a quarterly government survey. Opposition fell slightly but remains double the level of support.
As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
Moderator, Paul Seaman, looks back over comments posted by DrillOrDrop readers over the past 12 months
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
Almost three quarters of Britain’s company directors support decarbonisation of energy to mitigate climate change, and even more are in favour of greater use of solar, offshore wind and wave and tidal energy, according to new research.
Campaigners set up a camp in South Wales today to promote renewable energy and raise awareness of local unconventional gas developments in the run-up to the Welsh Assembly elections in May.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Chris Matheson on chemical leaks and fracking in the countryside Alex Cunningham on licence block boundaries Baroness Featherstone on Government support for fracking Role of shale gas to tackling fuel poverty Community veto for fracking plans Nuclear and shale gas versus renewables