On the eve of tomorrow’s international climate strikes, more than 450 celebrities, activists and campaign organisations have urged the United Nations to endorse a worldwide ban on fracking.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it had postponed the start of fracking at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool until Monday.
The anti-shale gas group, Talk Fracking, has taken the first step in what could be a court challenge to government policy.
A Dame and a Baroness have said they are willing to break the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Residents of a village near Worksop, where INEOS wants to drill a shale gas well, are planning a protest next week against the company’s proposals and a legal action it has taken against demonstrators.
9th July 2014 The group trying to organise a nationwide debate about fracking in the UK has cancelled its next event because supporters of the process would not take part.
17th June 2014 “This debate needs to be much wider than merely fracking”, said broadcaster Jon Snow, the chair of last night’s We Need to Talk About Fracking meeting in London. He told the sell-out event at Central Hall Westminster there also needed to be a debate about […]
17th June 2014 Vivienne Westwood and organisers of the We Need To Talk About Fracking debates have arranged a second meeting in London after no politicians or industry representatives took part in last night’s event in London. The sell-out audience at Central Hall Westminster heard from six opponents […]