Yet one more indication that the oil and gas lobby here are edging towards the 'exploration' of shale gas by fracking. 'After all, we don't even know how much gas there is' we hear them cry.
Centre-right national paper Le Figaro has just closed a survey of 33,983 of it's readers to find that 72% of them are in favour of exploitation. Click the following link:
No doubt if Le Monde held a similar survey of it's readers the figures would be reversed.
All we need now is the departure of President Hollande and it will be full steam ( gas?!) ahead.