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Fracking

Controversial shale gas exploration has come to the UK.

To extract the gas, water and toxic chemicals are pumped underground at high pressure through a risky technique called fracking. 

Coal bed methane, another controversial fuel, is also sometimes extracted through fracking.

The UK Government has given the green light despite:

  • mounting community opposition
  • overhyped economic benefits - fracking in the UK is unlikely to lower fuel bills
  • contributions towards dangerous climate change
  • links to drinking water contamination in USA and Australia

Friends of the Earth is calling for a stop to fracking - it's not the right solution.

We need to cut energy waste and switch to clean renewable energy.

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