The UK Government and its advisers “marginalised, downplayed or ignored” public health concerns about shale gas exploration and fracking in England, new research has concluded.
Updated 24 April 2020 The investment bank, VSA Capital, has hinted that politics, rather than science, could overturn the moratorium on onshore fracking in England.
A High Court judge ruled this morning that the government does not have to carry out a new public consultation on its planning policy on fracking.
Twenty-nine academics have called on governments and scientists to withdraw their support for fracking because of its climate change impacts.
Statements made by two oil companies about the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey have been challenged by geologists.
This post collates links to studies, briefings and reports from the past six months on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. It includes briefings on the industry and regulation, along with work on emissions, public attitudes to fracking, economic impacts, seismic effects and contamination risks.
New study finds community suffered “collective trauma” over Lancs fracking decisions – plus round-up of other research
Plans to frack for shale gas in Lancashire resulted in individual harm and a “considerable toll” on the local community, even before drilling began, according to a new study.
Lord John Browne of Madingley Government’s lead non executive director on business in the Cabinet Office (appointed by Francis Maude), director of Riverstone Europe LLP and chairman of the board of Cuadrilla Resources Holdings Ltd. Former CEO of BP. Riverstone is a major investor in Cuadrilla Resources Holdings […]