Useful links

Reports on fracking

Committee on Climate Change report – March 2016Onshore Petroleum: The compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets – report commissioned by the UK government

Are we fit to frack? report – March 2014Are we fit to frack? Policy recommendations for a robust regulatory framework for the shale gas industry in the UK – commissioned by a partnership of the AnglingTrust, the NationalTrust, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), the Salmon & Trout Association, The Wildlife Trusts and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT).

UK anti-fracking groups

Frack Free South Yorkshire – regional campaign group led by the very knowledgeable David Burley – find out what’s happening in the wider area

Frack Off – national campaign against fracking, with tons of useful information and resources, including a map showing parts of the UK licensed for fracking

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

UK government

UK government website – oil and gas licensing information

Water UK – links to water companies and water resources management plans

International organisations

Frack Free Network – global alliance to ban fracking

Global Frackdown – global anti-fracking pressure group

Information and news

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