Tagged: BEIS

Mind the gap!

Today’s saw the publication of the results of the BEIS Wave 27 quarterly opinion tracker. Some of you will remember that after a consultation in which respondents told the BEIS that the questions relating to shale gas were very important, the department immediately removed the questions from the next poll...

BEIS Wave 24 gives palliative relief to the frackers

BEIS Wave 24 gives palliative relief to the frackers

Today’s release of BEIS data for Wave 24 of their quarterly polling gives some palliative relief to the ailing UK fracking industry. It shows that the relentless slide towards single figure percentage support has been, at least temporarily, halted. The industry, however, are still a long way from reversing the...

Support for Fracking Continues to Slide Towards Single Figures

Support for Fracking Continues to Slide Towards Single Figures

BEIS Wave 23 shows  almost 3 times as many now oppose fracking as support it. Support for fracking at lowest point since the survey began. Only 13% now support fracking. 36% now oppose it. Strong support down to 1% Today saw the release of the latest quarterly BEIS Public Attitudes...

DECC Wave 22 shows support for Fracking  crashing to a new low

DECC Wave 22 shows support for Fracking crashing to a new low

Today the government belatedly posted the results of its BEIS wave research. This is a series of polls which has been asking questions about energy on a quarterly basis since March 2012 and about shale gas specifically since Wave 8 in December 2013. Today’s results show support for fracking crashing...