‘There is a lot of misunderstanding surrounding fracking’

Paul Roebuck, Energy Manager at Hampshire County Council, said the method of extraction is just another variation of a process that has been going on for decades

Foreign Office spending funds to promote fracking in China

New analysis also found around £2m of funding supported 16 projects in the oil and gas industry in various nations between 2016 and 2018

Spain targets 100% renewable electricity by 2050

It also plans to ban the sale of new petrol or diesel cars by 2040

First shale gas produced at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site

The company described the news as ‘significant and indicative of the potential of the shale’

Cuadrilla halts fracking in Lancashire again after earthquake

Operations have been paused for 18 hours, during which seismicity levels will continue to be measured

Cuadrilla resumes fracking after minor tremor halted operations

It came just over a week after the company started the process at its site in Lancashire

Two-thirds of Scots in rural areas back onshore wind

Both solar power as well as wave and tidal also received backing from 83% of people

Two anti-fracking protesters arrested at Lancashire site

Activists have been protesting since 4.30am this morning to stop the controversial work at Preston New Road

Cuadrilla to start UK fracking after final legal bid fails

The High Court in London dismissed a last-minute request for an interim injunction by an environmental campaigner

Green campaigners erect mock fracking rig in London protest

Frack Off London oppose a consultation that could bypass local authorities in permitting exploratory drilling