'Britain should press ahead with fracking, the chairman of the Government's climate change advisory body said yesterday.
Lord Deben dismissed claims by Green Groups that fracking would cause significant damage to the environment, adding that Britain needed to drill shale wells to reduce reliance on foreign imports of fossil fuel'.
If you subscribe to Rupert Murdoch's pay wall on-line ( we don't ) then you may read the full article here: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/environment/article3945591.ece
We do wonder just how a so called Climate Change Advisory body could possibly be proposing the continued use of fossil fuels in the first place of course. Needless to say, much of the gas produced will not be for home consumption and will simply be sold to the highest international bidder. Lower fuel/utility bills? Right.