Human rights experts leads fracking debate

Thursday 30 October 2014

Although only a small area of land has been offered to companies exploring the potential for fracking in the UK so far, much more is likely to come. But opposition to fracking is growing – and growing fast. More than 180 local groups are already in operation, which is somewhat inconvenient for a government wanting to go ‘all out for shale’. In two articles, one on The Conversation and one on the Ecologist, Dr Damien Short, director of the Human Rights Consortium and research associate, Jessica Elliot outlines the results of their interviews, online surveys and correspondence with anti-fracking protesters. 

Read the full article on The Conversation
Read the full article on the Ecologist