General Information


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Landowners could face fracking clean-up costs, MPs warn

Fracking and Earthquakes at PNR

After a decade of research, here’s what scientists know about the health impacts of fracking

Debunked: The G20 Clean Gas Myth

Britain has a “golden opportunity” to switch to greener ways of providing energy to homes and businesses without increasing bills – but only if Ministers act now to make the most of it.

Climate change risks of fracking outweigh benefits – BMJ editorial

Fracking causes harm and violates human rights


Beware of fracking in UK mining areas, says earthquake expert


Research: 6,000 fracking wells needed to halve UK gas imports


UK fracking policy based on “outdated” reports but Scottish review is “model for the world” – academics


'The Harms of Fracking'


Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking


No government information on shale gas employment, flow back waste or treatment methods – Minister


Dutch gas giant NAM ordered to immediately compensate home depreciation in Groningen


Groningen: Netherlands must cough up more cash for earthquake damage


Shale Gas Production in England – an updated public health assessment


A lack of specialist waste treatment facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK, research suggests


Fracking wastewater treatment could cost £1million per well in UK


Cuadrilla’s Preese Hall fracking well had to be plugged – again – after more issues


Factcheck: Less than 1% of UK gas supplies come from Russia


The Dirty 'Clean Fuel': Why Natural Gas Out-Pollutes Coal


NASA Study Analyzes Four Corners Methane Sources

New study confirms (again): New Mexico’s methane hot spot largely tied to oil and gas pollution


The UK's geology unlikely to support fracking


How Bad of a Greenhouse Gas Is Methane?


The potential for spills and leaks of contaminated liquids from shale gas developments


Minister urged to delay fracking in Lancashire until emergency plans are published

What do Third Energy's Troubles Mean for UK Fracking?


HSE neglecting 80% of UK construction sites


Environment Agency cuts to see 1,700 jobs disappear


Natural England has insufficient resources to look after the environment, committee says


We Are Drowning In Plastic, and Fracking Companies Are Profiting

Insurance unlikely to cover fracking damage, farmers warned


England at risk of water shortages due to overuse and leaks, report warns

Fracking likely to wipe up to 7pc off house prices, secret Government report finds


Defra report reveals extent of impacts on people living near fracking wells


Government finally releases full version of redacted rural fracking report


Oil and gas industry is driving rise in global methane levels – new research


Energy expert says fracking risks outweigh the potential benefits


Fracking Water: It’s Just So Hard to Clean


Water shortages causing wildlife damage inevitable


Risk of water shortages for England warns Environment Agency


US Federal Report Confirms Water Pollution by Fracking


Fracking? Do it in the 'desolate North East, says Osborne's father-in-law


Wrecking the Earth: Fracking has grave radiation risks few talk about


Natural Gas Is Not the Answer, New Study Finds

Shale gas is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity

Radioactive water reignites concerns over fracking for gas


The All-Too Human Cost of Appalachia’s Fracking Boom

Air and Water Quality at Risk

The argument for fracking as a climate solution just went down in flames


Radioactive water reignites concerns over fracking for gas


Solar and Wind Energy Aren’t About Cheap – They’re About Saving the Environment


More earthquakes, more anxiety in Oklahoma

Rise of the Machines: Fracking Execs Plan Profits by Using Automation to Shrink Workforce

UK fracking industry would need strict controls to minimise spill risk



Methane emissions and climatic warming risk from hydraulic fracturing and shale gas development: implications for policy

New study confirms (again): New Mexico’s methane hot spot largely tied to oil and gas pollution


Fracking can contaminate rivers and lakes with radioactive material, study finds


More than 17 MILLION Americans are exposed to toxic fumes that could give you cancer, heart disease, dementia, or cause birth defects

Analysis: UK auction reveals offshore wind cheaper than new gas

Why fracking is in big trouble


Oil company's 'draconian and anti-democratic' injunction challenged


Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition

Ireland joins France, Germany and Bulgaria in banning fracking


Fracking banned in Northern Ireland for the first time


Wales extends fracking moratorium to UCG


List of Worldwide Fracking Country Bans


Chemical Plant Boom Spurred by Fracking Will Bring Smog, Plastic Glut, and Risks to Workers' Health, New Report Warns


TUC shale briefing - OHSE issues

Do Not Forget the Methane Leaks


Decision making on fracking planning guidance must remain at local level

Fossil fuel warning: Climate scientists beg governments to leave buried natural resources in the ground


Mapped: Revolving Doors between UK Government and the Energy Industry

Assessment of methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas supply chain


No Room for New Gas in Ireland’s Energy Transition – international study

Fracking or food: The oncoming dilemma for water-stressed agricultural areas


Why ‘Orphan’ Oil And Gas Wells Are A Growing Problem For States


What Happened When Fracking Came to Town


List of the Harmed


Potential Air Quality Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction in the UK

INEOS Specific Links

Anti-fracking campaigners win appeal against Ineos protest injunction

INEOS threatens to close UK plant unless it can dodge EU pollution rules

Jim Ratcliffe, Ineos and the empire of trash

Ineos Chequered Environmental Track Record in Europe


Ineos, fracking and plastic


Ineos  pleaded with US authorities to reopen a pipeline that supplies fracking gas to Grangemouth, complaining that regulation was “unpredictable and disconcerting”.


UK fracking firm plans to dump wastewater in the sea




Fracking firm Ineos leads industry lobbying to avoid green tax


Chemical Billionaire's Bid for Fossil Fuel Empire: Ineos Corporate Profile


Ineos tries to block pollution controls on flaring at Grangemouth


Probe launched into gas leak at Ineos Grangemouth refinery

Ineos Grangemouth plant rated poor again over pollution


Probe launched into gas leak at Ineos Grangemouth refinery

Ineos chairman compares damage caused by fracking to ‘getting a puncture’


Ineos moving headquarters to Switzerland to cut tax bill


INEOS Injunction: Neighbours on the Front Line Against Fracking



INEOS legal case against National Trust takes another step forward


Ineos lose court challenge to Scottish Government ‘fracking ban’


MP criticises fracking company for by-passing local decision making on Bramleymoor Lane




CLA condemns fracking company’s approach to land access


Ineos in talks with UK government over Hull plant


Ineos asks for Government cash in £300m Grangemouth survival plan

£10m loss for Ineos shale gas company in 2017


Petrochemical giant Ineos warned by regulator in row over Grangemouth gas flaring

Fracking firm warns of costs bill if new application prompts a public inquiry

Fracking firm Ineos accused of threatening landowners to allow exploration


INEOS accused of bullying landowners to gain access for fracking surveys


Ineos boss lobbied Osborne to bust unions and back fracking

Ineos tycoon Jim Ratcliffe warns UK could miss out on making new Defender

Ineos fracking protest injunction to be challenged at appeal court


Ineos accused of putting national security at risk after refusing to pay for counter-terror measures at Grangemouth refinery


Britain's richest person to leave UK for tax-free Monaco

​​​​​Campaign groups


Frack Off – national campaign against fracking, with tons of useful information and resources, including a map of areas licensed for fracking and details of anti-fracking groups across the country


Friends of the Earth – FOE are running an ongoing anti-fracking campaign and have a number of useful resources on their site, including a ‘Stop Fracking Action Pack’ that you can request in hard copy or as a download .

Reclaim The Power - Climate and economic justice groups come together to connect the dots and challenge the undemocratic, unjust and unsustainable system to build a new movement for positive change

FrAcktion - Is a Sheffield-based group fighting for an end to the fracking industry using creative direct action, and organising skill shares and training.

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield - A group of people in Sheffield taking part in the international Extinction Rebellion movement. This is a group aimed at promoting non-violent direct action & civil disobedience for action on the climate & ecological crisis.

Greenpeace - Is an international organisation working across the globe on several priority campaigns. The campaigns  currently focusing on in the UK relate to climate change and energy, protecting forests and defending oceans. Other Greenpeace offices continue to work on a range of campaigns covering these and other areas.

Information and news




The Fracking Farmhouse YouTube Channel

Dangers of Fracking – interactive site outlining the risks throughout the fracking process (US based site but relevant to anywhere with fracking licences)


Drill or Drop? – independent journalism on fracking, onshore oil and gas, and the reactions to it (UK site)

Renewable energy, climate change and environmental groups


Hope for the Future – an ecumenical, nationwide campaign to encourage and equip individuals, churches and groups to lobby their MP on climate change


MADE – a Muslim-led movement of young people who want to see our community leading the fight against global poverty and injustice


Sheffield Renewables – a community and a social enterprise that develops, funds, builds, owns and operates renewable energy schemes

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