The Labour party declared this week they would ban Fracking if they form the next government. But the BBC’s Andrew Neil, known to frequently ridicule global warming, couldn’t resist taking a pop at the plan.
A survey by the Tory government shows the British public is becoming increasingly hostile to Shale energy, aka Fracking, despite cheerleading from large parts of the press. At the top of their concern? Loss or destruction of the natural environment.
Strong words this week from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust on government plans to allow fracking in, errrr, nature reserves:
While Cameron prepares for the pomp of the state opening of parliament, Greenpeace have taken the opportunity to frack his constituency home.
With a government report expected to give the green light to drilling across the UK, concern around extraction of natural gas via hydraulic fracturing — or “fracking” — has focused on the likelihood of small earthquakes, with two tremors already attributed to facilities off the coast of Blackpool. But in the United States, however, fracking […]