Shale gas

The PM will hit back at people who "sneered at wind power", just like he did.
The government has "put a moratorium on fracking in England", said energy secretary Andrea Leadsom.
Operations were paused for 18 hours after the 1.55 magnitude tremor.
Lib Dem-led letter to PM warns development of a new fossil fuel industry of any kind is "unacceptable".
Hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, is a process in which water and chemicals are injected into rocks at high pressure to extract gas. While plans to extract shale gas in the UK have stalled for the last seven years, companies are pushing for exploratory drilling to continue. Protestors have stopped progress at many sites around the UK and continue to call for all fracking plans to be stopped due to concerns about the environment, particularly drinking water and pollution.