Tagged: Shale Gas

How many jobs might fracking bring to the UK?

How many jobs might fracking bring to the UK?

At the public session of the inquiry I gave a presentation to the Inspector on what the industry’s own figures might suggest as a reasonable estimate for the number of jobs that fracking might create in the UK – direct, indirect and induced (or in layman’s terms, within the fracking...

Why are the comments more interesting than the articles?

Why are the comments more interesting than the articles?

I am obviously not referring to the comments on the Telegraph pages which seem to be the unique preserve of a certain kind of swivel-eyed,  anti-EU, foaming at the mouth Farage-alike. I am referring here to the Guardian comments on a “Comment Is Free” article penned by an American politician...

Ignorance certainly is NOT bliss

Ignorance certainly is NOT bliss

Following a vote in the European Parliament this week Euro MPs did not vote to support a moratorium on shale gas development. Given the “quality of the debate” we have to say that this was perhaps not particularly surprising. In this clip you can hear two highly paid people (who...