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UK Health professionals call for moratorium

UK Health professionals call for moratorium on fracking Medact’s new report, Health & Fracking: The impacts & opportunity costs, concludes that fracking poses significant risks to public health and calls for an immediate UK-wide moratorium to allow time for a full and comprehensive...
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Paul Mobbs responds to Verdon’s critique of ‘Frackademics’

Talk Fracking asked the author of the ‘Frackademics’ report, Paul Mobbs, to respond to the critique of this report by Professor James Verdon at Bristol University. Here follows a quick rebuttal. It is not comprehensive and we do not intend to embark on a lengthy program of tit for tat...
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“Frackademics” – Case study 6: The interrelationship between the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Unconventional Gas and Oil and The Task Force on Shale Gas

Case study 6: The interrelationship between the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Unconventional Gas and Oil and The Task Force on Shale Gas In this last case study we will examine how 'astroturfing' happens at the Parliamentary level; and how the public relations mediated relationships between...