As the government announces a second moratorium on fracking because of earth tremor risks, DrillOrDrop looks back at key events in the past eight years. Please let us know about any important headlines we have missed.
Events in October 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning The Art of Activism – event marking 1,000 days of protest at Preston New Road Energy UK annual conference UK Onshore Gas & Oil Summit Fossil-Free Gathering
“UK fracking debate likely to stay deadlocked as neither side makes a compelling case” – new research
Campaigners for and against fracking are failing to deliver a decisive blow to their opponents, according to a new study.
Events in June 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
The Environment Agency has warned Cuadrilla over allowing climate-changing methane to vent into the atmosphere from the Preston New Road fracking site.
A committee of the United Nations has recommended the UK government consider a complete ban on fracking.
The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
The actor and UN human rights champion, Amber Heard, is among a group of campaigners, academics and environmentalists who are urging the United Nations today to ban fracking to protect the health of women in the UK.
UK fracking tremor rules “absurd and unworkable”, says Ineos – campaigners accuse company of “aggressive and misinformed attack”
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
Data released today suggests that UK councils have invested more than £9 billion from staff pension funds in fracking companies, despite opposition to the process.