BBC News  28 July, 2014

“He (Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock)  added that shale gas was a ‘key part’ of the  government’s plans to tackle climate change and ‘bridge to a much greener future’”.


Such rhetoric and “greenwash” is sickening to read. This destructive “tackling” is not an answer to mitigating the harmful effects of CO2 and other poisonous emissions that are the results of inexorable  industrial growth.


“About half the UK is open for licensing, including parts of National Parks.”


Does wrecking National Parks sound green?  These parks are our precious heritage and are not at the disposal of the current political whims.