Encouraging discussion and movement to offer an alternative to Lancashire over Fracking.
Inspiration has been taken from RepowerBalcombe.
Environmental groups furious as chancellor sets 30% rate for shale gas producers in bid to enhance UK energy security
Will this spark off the demise of renewables?
What will this government do next to ensure we are fracked to death!! (see the post on the new tax breaks for Fracking)
The map below shows the areas of the UK currently licensed and under consideration for licensing. Enter your postcode and see if your neighbourhood is at risk from fracking.
Fracking was all the rage between 2009 and 2014. The euphoria that enshrined this “new” industry was palpable in the wake of the 2008 credit crunch, as investors clamored for the next economic savior. Hydraulic fracturing was supposed to be it.
Google Trends shows that internet searches for the term “fracking” peaked in August 2013. That’s about eight months after Matt Damon’s environmentally-bent expose of the industry, Promised Land, was released. Take a look at the epic rise in the popularity of fracking…