Monday, 27 July 2015

UK - Fracking contamination - risk management (sic).

Just why does the UK think it's experience will be any different from that in the US other than - worse, given the density of population/conurbations?

Read the article here: http://www.endsreport.com/41374/managing-contamination-risks

Monday, 20 July 2015

Netherlands - No shale gas exploitation before 2020.

  http://lenergeek.com/2015/07/13/pays-bas-pas-dexploitation-commerciale-des-gaz-de-schiste-avant-2020/

UK Shale Gas revolution stalled/falls flat despite Prime Minister's promise of tax breaks

Progress on fracking ‘glacially slow’ despite backing from prime minister and promise of generous tax break.

What on earth can have happened we hear you cry?  Read the full report here: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/19/uk-shale-gas-revolution-falls-flat-just-11-new-wells-planned-2015

We know what happened. Ed. 

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Major oil and gas company 'discover' man-made climate change in 1981. And sit on the fact.


Exxon knew of climate change in 1981, email says – but it funded deniers for 27 more years

A newly unearthed missive from Lenny Bernstein, a climate expert with the oil firm for 30 years, shows concerns over high presence of carbon dioxide in enormous gas field in south-east Asia factored into decision not to tap it.

Read the article from todays Guardian newspaper here: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/08/exxon-climate-change-1981-climate-denier-funding