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Protesters jailed trying to protect community against fracking

Imagine if you were put on trial and sent to jail for the crime of causing financial inconvenience to your fellow citizens. Your selfishness had caused local business owners to lose pocket; on the stand you were unrepentant, motivated solely by the unshakeable and “unswerving confidence” that you were justified in your actions. You might […]

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Is the Scottish ban on fracking as good as it seems?

The Scottish government indefinitely extended a moratorium to effectively ban fracking in Scotland. The moratorium is expected to formally become a ban after a vote. Hydraulic fracking is the process of splitting shale by injecting high pressure liquid into it, releasing the gas and oil trapped within the rock. Energy suppliers drill deep into the […]