Fracking Fiasco: The Banks That Fueled the U.S. Shale Bust

Fracking Fiasco: The Banks That Fueled the U.S. Shale Bust

A new report by Oil Change International and Rainforest Action Network (RAN) shows how major banks have continued pouring money into fracking companies in recent years despite numerous warnings that the sector was financially unsustainable — on top of the well-documented environmental, health and climate impacts of the industry.

As UK announces fracking moratorium, research reveals how “chaotic” technique is

As UK announces fracking moratorium, research reveals how “chaotic” technique is

The local protesters, typified by the wonderful Nanas, maintained a protest camp against Cuadrilla through rain and shine, through hail and snow, through night and day, they said they had the science behind them, they had history on their side. But it was a David and Goliath fight. And as of last Friday, David has won. For now at least.

Another Year of Fracking Failure in the UK

Another Year of Fracking Failure in the UK

For years, Cuadrilla has ignored climate science, ignored the geology, and ignored local people and politicians. And despite millions being spent by naïve and belligerent investors, their efforts have resulted in a fracking failure.