Fracking

The Week Unwrapped: Virtual protest, RuPaul and rhinos
An angry rhinoceros has attacked a car in a Mexican safari park
In Depth

The Week Unwrapped: Virtual protest, RuPaul and rhinos

How do you march if you’re in self-isolation? Is RuPaul really an oil baron? And are rhino numbers heading in the right direction?
27 Mar 2020
What are the pros and cons of fracking?
Fracking
In Depth

What are the pros and cons of fracking?

Activists warn that government may bypass fracking ban by using corrosive acid
17 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: Working mums will decide this election
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In Brief

Instant Opinion: Working mums will decide this election

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 4 November
4 Nov 2019
Third earthquake in a week near UK fracking site
Fracking at Cuadrilla
In Brief

Third earthquake in a week near UK fracking site

Local residents describe ‘really deep, guttural roar’ near shale gas site
27 Aug 2019
Fracking unsuitable for UK, geologist claims
Anti-fracking protesters in Scotland
In Brief

Fracking unsuitable for UK, geologist claims

Professor John Underhill says it is '55 million years too late' to exploit 'hyped' oil reserves
18 Aug 2017
Friends of the Earth rebuked for anti-fracking leaflet
Anti-fracking protestors
In Depth

Friends of the Earth rebuked for anti-fracking leaflet

Advertising watchdog orders environmental campaign group not to repeat misleading claims
4 Jan 2017
OIL STRIKE: Billions of barrels found near Gatwick
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In Brief

OIL STRIKE: Billions of barrels found near Gatwick

Most experts warn that fracking would be needed to extract commercial quantities of oil from the region
9 Apr 2015

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Fracking's long-term effects unknown, say researchers
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Fracking's long-term effects unknown, say researchers

Experts say more information is needed to assess the safety of fracking in the UK
25 Mar 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 26 Apr 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 26 Apr 2013

26 Apr 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 10 Apr 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 10 Apr 2013

10 Apr 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 17 Apr 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 17 Apr 2012

17 Apr 2012
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