United Kingdom: Fracking: ‘blanket opposition’ risks ignoring needs of fuel-poor, says CofE

Guardian: The Church of England has entered the fracking debate, arguing that "blanket opposition" to the controversial method of extracting gas risks ignoring the needs of those in fuel poverty and undermining efforts to find less polluting fuels. The church's intervention came as the head of the UK's leading fracking company, Cuadrilla, appealed for calm from protesters as hundreds more activists prepared to descend this weekend on the small village of Balcombe in West Sussex, which has become the centre......

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