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Who won the debate at Canterbury Christ Church University?

Talk Fracking attended this important debate at Canterbury Christ Church University on 19th November 2014 The panellists included: Nick Riley MBE - Geologist and Director of Carboniferous Ltd Prof David Smythe - Emeritus Professor of Geophysics at Glasgow University Michael Hill - Expert...
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RT: Shale gas benefits questioned

On 12th November 2014, Talk Fracking’s Joe Corre appeared on Russia Today to discuss the future of fracking in the UK saying the government’s plan for a wealth fund in the North is “ridiculous” and the economics do not stand up to scrutiny. RT reported on the new paper by leading energy...
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Joe Corre on BBC2′s Daily Politics show

On 28th October 2014, pro-fracker Lord Smith was invited on the Daily Politics to talk about his "independent" industry funded fracking research. Luckily Talk Fracking were there to raise a few uncomfortable questions about his “impartial" work.  If you missed it, watch it here..
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A travesty of democracy: David Cameron’s dash to frack

Fracking was not something that anybody voted for in the last UK general election in 2010. But it has been pushed through aggressively in the years since, with all the main parties other than the Greens fully behind it. As The Guardian’s energy editor, Terry Macalister, commented: “In 20...
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YouGov poll reveals UK youth are not for shale

A new poll reveals that young people in the UK have shunned shale gas and voted fracking as the energy source they are least in favour of, with 71% agreeing that it will create environmental problems in the UK if it were to go ahead, including endangering wildlife and natural habitats. The...
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My Fracking Questions has launched

Talk Fracking has just launched 'My Fracking Questions', a website that allows people to send their top concerns about fracking to Energy Minister, Matt Hancock MP. We are hoping that if enough of us demand real answers from the Government - answers based on fact, not spin - we will reveal the...
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FrackMan – The little game with a big impact

Play FrackMan!.. ..our nifty little online game where you get to try out fracking first hand. FrackMan is hungry for fossil fuel. Steer FrackMan through the earth, drilling through shale rocks that he can frack for gas. In the fracking world gas means cash, but fracking is a risky business and...
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Watch our Talk Fracking London event online

If you didn't make it to one of our five national Talk Fracking free public events, you can still watch the full length London discussion right here. The discussion was chaired by Channel 4's Jon Snow and featured the following panellists: Tina Louise – Residents Against Fylde...