Tagged: Climate Change

Cracking under the pressure

The fracking industry’s gaming of our legal processes and the start of fracking in the face of dire warnings from the IPCC threatens to fracture their fragile social licence to operate There is a certain delicious irony, when considering the debate about hydraulic fracturing in the UK, that the term...

A Tale of Two Martyrs

A Tale of Two Martyrs

480 years ago a scholar and theologian named William Tyndale was put to death, by being strangled and burned, for having committed the heresy of translating the bible into English. We have learned from The Bee that today in Preston a close namesake, Stephen Tindale – will address a vigil...

The Carbon Capture and Sequestration Mirage

The Carbon Capture and Sequestration Mirage

CCS (Carbon Capture and Sequestration) has been hailed as a sort of silver bullet by those who want us to accept UK shale gas as a bridge fuel to a future based on renewable fuels. Without it it is clear that if we are to meet our climate change obligations...