Watchdog bans Greenpeace anti-fracking advert

A Greenpeace advert claiming experts agreed fracking would not cut energy bills has been banned. The national press advert stated: “Fracking threatens our climate, our countryside and our water. Yet experts agree – it won’t cut our energy bills.” Labour peer David Lipsey, who understood there was a range of views on whether fracking would […]

DECC blasted by watchdog over ‘misleading’ Green Deal ad

The Government has been ordered to drop an advertising campaign for “misleading” consumers over the savings they could expect to make from its Green Deal programme. The television ad and an advertorial in the national press also failed to make it clear that consumers could be charged an assessment fee, the advertising watchdog ruled. The […]