NEWS: Two years after it fought off shale oil developers Cuadrilla, villagers in Balcombe are close to realising their clean energy dream
COMMENT: Claims of NATO chief that Russia is behind shale gas protests is a sign of the movement’s success, says UK’s only Green MP
This year has reaped a vintage crop of climate change protests. RTCC has picked some of the best.
Morning summary: India says EU ETS is obstacle to aviation deal; APEC agree renewable energy programme; and UK anti-fracking protesters vacate Balcombe site
Morning summary: On Sunday, thousands marched through Balcombe in the biggest demonstration yet against Cuadrilla’s exploratory drilling in the area
UK shale gas firm say they are “unlikely” to go into production at site, as other areas have better transport and infrastructure links
Pollution discovered near fracking sites in North Texas points to the need for further research in controversial shale gas extraction technology
RTCC’s Sophie Yeo spent Thursday in the village of Balcombe, where villagers are protesting against plans by shale gas firm Cuadrilla to start fracking