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Is this a fracking issue?

The short and somewhat cryptic answer is yes and no. Or rather, no and yes. Rathlin Energy Limited are at pains to point out that that this exploratory borehole is to be conventionally drilled. And to be fair nobody doubts this. But it is important to look at the license granted by DETI to Rathlin Energy Limited […]

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Global Frackdown Day

Global Frackdown Day

The 19 October 2013 is Global Frackdown Day and Friends of the Earth is running a national Campaign to raise awareness of fracking and to ask people to put their names and addresses to postcards urging the government to ban fracking. Local events will be taking place across Northern Ireland. Supporters will be present at […]

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Tidal power in Scotland shows the way

The recent decision by Scotland’s government to approve Europe’s largest tidal turbine project demonstrates a forward thinking attitude that should be noted by politicians in Northern Ireland. The Pentland Firth tidal turbine project is due to be constructed between now and 2020 and it is anticipated that it could generate enough electricity to power up […]

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Shale gas will not provide cheap power

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/04/david-cameron-fracking-lord-stern   http://www.cer.org.uk/publications/archive/policy-brief/2013/can-shale-gas-transform-europes-energy-landscape?utm_source=All+email+10+July+13&utm_campaign=40a2011389-Shale_pbrief_10_July_137_10_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_47b19f2e99-40a2011389-

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