Now there is a surprise. Several key figures in the House of Lords with major investments in the Oil and Gas Industry and specifically shale gas operators are pushing for an acceleration of activity on the UK mainland. Lets hope it comes back to haunt them. Hopefully, D.Cameron's plans to alter trespass laws to facilitate access for operators will impinge upon them.
Read more here: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/newsdesk/energy/news/who-are
Of course we are not really all that surprised, but we are appalled at the hypocrisy when several among their number are calling for a cut in carbon emissions. Perhaps they actually do believe the hype fed to them by industry lobbyists concerning 'clean' or 'natural' gas and references to a 'transitional energy source'.