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What started as a short YouTube video and a couple of local news interviews about a Texas landowner being able to light his water on fire has ballooned into a free speech fight that’s being closely watched by anti-fracking activists across the ...
The anti-fracking movement has received a considerable boost after a proposed development in the South Downs National Park was unanimously blocked by the planning authorities in the face of growing public scrutiny of the controversial practice of ...
Ministers are determined to get fracking
under way in the UK as fast as possible, so it's a 'fait accompli' in time for the election, writes Alex Stevenson. With a firm pro-fracking concensus in Parliament, only one thing can frustrate their ...
has transformed the United States into the world’s largest producer of natural gas, and now Europe is weighing the pros and cons of the controversial technique as it seeks greater energy independence from its chief gas supplier, ...
As the Green Party conference began on Friday, its members have announced their determination to challenge both the government and the opposition
-- putting themselves forward as the only left wing alternative working for the common ...
Widespread public opposition
to the government's fracking
plans has again been underlined this week, as a new poll commissioned by the Guardian revealed a majority of people think fracking
should be banned from national parks.
The Green party is positioning itself as the “real opposition
” to the coalition, opening up a bitter fight with Labour on the left wing of UK politics, as the party’s key figures prepare to contest general election seats in ...
should be completely banned from national parks, according to a strong majority of the UK public.
The controversial issue of shale gas exploration in some of the country’s most precious landscapes forced ministers in July to ...
The gloves are off. In recent days, a sustained attack on environmentalism has been mounted in the UK media. The Times, the Telegraph and the Financial Times have all run articles by influential journalists blaming the environment community for ...
It’s not what climate deniers want. It’s not what poor countries want. It’s not even what climate activists want.
But in the absence of the slightest chance a gridlocked U.S. Congress is ready to take action on planet-warming carbon ...
Only 35 percent of New York voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use, and 62 percent said they wouldn't use it even it were legal, a poll Friday found.The Quinnipiac University poll also found that opposition
to hydraulic ...
A new report released today from IATP takes an in-depth look at how tar sands have developed from an unconventional, inefficient energy source to the spotlight of the corporate agenda as conventional oil supplies dwindle. Tar Sands: How Trade ...
Activists have superglued themselves to the doors at the entrance of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) building in London, in a protest against fracking
The action was timed to coincide with a number of ...
Among the dozens of rivers that flow unfettered through the Canadian North, the Natla and the Keele may be the most picturesque and culturally important. They are especially significant to the Dene people of the Sahtu region, which straddles the ...
A group of local anti-fracking campaigners is set to be joined by up to 1,000 people this weekend as the nationwide protest against the controversial extraction process moves to Lancashire.
The group, which is mainly composed of mothers ...
Ongoing research suggests fracking
is taking place at much shallower depths than first thought. Authors say there is no evidence of water contamination, but more research needs to be done to assess the impact of activity at these ...
A poll taken by Public Policy Polling revealed this week that 65 percent of California residents oppose dumping fracking
waste in the ocean. The actions of fracking
companies in both the U.S. and England, the eagerness of many government bodies ...
A survey released on Tuesday by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has contradicted findings from a trade body earlier this week. The new poll found less than a quarter of Brits said they support shale gas extraction, a decline ...
Knockmore Road was a small potholed country road for as long as anyone can remember, but suddenly it was paved with two layers of tarmac. Heavy trucks are rolling in with police protection. Hydro-fracking for natural gas is coming to Ireland. ...
In early 2011, after years of study, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration moved to reduce the permissible levels of silica dust wafted into the air by industrial processes like fracking
, mining or cement manufacturing. The move came ...
to the government's plans to expanding fracking
across Britain was expressed by interest groups during an official consultation, whose results were released a day after ministers signalled a go-ahead for shale gas drilling ...
licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances", according to new rules issued by the government.
It said the regulations for the new bidding round for licences - the first in six years - are stricter ...
Ministers will give the go-ahead on Monday for a big expansion of fracking
across Britain that will allow drilling in national parks and other protected areas in "exceptional circumstances".
The government will invite firms to bid for ...
Ministers are this week expected to offer up vast swathes of Britain for fracking
in an attempt to lure energy companies to explore shale oil and gas reserves.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change is expected to launch the ...
The shuffling of lobby dollars that keeps fossil fuel-friendly policies on the books for the benefit of huge corporations and their legislative pals isn`t specific to the U.S.
A new report from Friends of the Earth Europe aims to expose ...