Thanks to ministerial high-handedness, local people are about as well disposed to fracking as the average landless peasant was to the Enclosure Acts
Posts Tagged: fracking
Paterson’s sacking is a mistake. But he is now free to push climate scepticism and Brexit from the backbenches
I cannot think his replacement will be so determined to reduce environmental red tape and Europe’s influence on countryside matters.
The vast majority of concerns are either false or can be addressed by competent regulation.
Stamping oil and gas wells all over the British countryside is going to lose votes – and for what gain?
The shale industry (and the Conservative Party) must do more to make the case
Over the past four decades or so, Labour has suffered a remarkable decline in its political biodiversity
Even the UN’s IPCC now agrees shale gas is a way to cut pollution. Honest climate change activists should back fracking.
There are plenty of ways of taking the initiative away from Moscow.
In North Dakota, this new energy source has driven vast growth across the economy. We should want the same for Britain.
The choice between reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change is a false one
The new energy source is an environmental and economic opportunity, he tells the World Economic Forum at Davos.
We should adopt the French system of free energy for those who live near new sites.
Properly utilized, shale gas offers a wonderful opportunity for such as countries China to tackle air pollution while still allowing energy growth.
The industry could eradicate fuel poverty, reduce stubborn unemployment and reduce bills for hardworking families.
JP Floru is a City of Westminster Councillor and is the author of What the Immigrant Saw and Heavens on… Read more »