Liz Truss did not mention fracking in her speech to the Conservative conference in Birmingham. But leading campaigners from Greenpeace heckled over the party’s U-turn on the moratorium on fracking.
Climate campaigners interrupted a speech this morning by Nicolò Aggogeri, the managing director of the Italian oil company, Eni.
Opponents of onshore oil drilling in Surrey are at the forefront of the fight against climate change, a county councillor said this morning.
An injunction brought by INEOS against anti-fracking protesters will be contested at a three-day hearing at the High Court later this year.
The Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, committed the government to replacing the UK’s coal-fired power stations with gas. But in a speech billed as an “energy policy reset” she made very few references to domestic shale gas.