Fracking

31 July 2014

There is no ‘dash for gas’

Contrary to green-hued reports, the UK is not about to be turned into a giant shale-gas drilling pad.

23 June 2014

Don’t blame Russia for the anti-fracking panic

It isn’t Moscow's money that fuels fracking protests – it’s Europe’s own turn against development.

3 April 2014

Making the case for shale gas and oil

Both advocates and critics of fracking have it wrong. Also, both use the wrong word.

27 March 2014

Frack to
the future

Forget ‘security’ and ‘resilience’ - we need a positive case for new energy.

Must-reads from the past week

A Travis-ty of justice

A Travis-ty of justice

Self, Orwell and the English language

Self, Orwell and the English language

14 February 2014

Hollywood's ignorant crusade against fracking

Phelim McAleer's FrackNation drills into the myths promoted by Gasland and its celebrity fans.

22 August 2013

Ten big fat lies about fracking

The director of FrackNation explodes the myths put about by fracktivists.

8 August 2013

Balcombe: colonised by fracktivists

Anti-fracking activists who have descended on West Sussex claim to be speaking for the locals. The locals beg to differ.

1 July 2013

Britain’s energy policy: no light or heat

Claims that the UK might soon be plunged into blackout are bonkers – but we really do need a future-orientated energy policy.