The dominos are falling

Professor Paul YoungerProfessor Paul Younger, an academic who famously supported fracking and UCG, is now reported to have recanted. The Ferret investigative journalism web site now  reports him as saying that the case for shale has has been “fatally undermined” by the government’s U-Turn on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

The Ferret reports that prof. Younger told them that “the Conservative Party’s new position meant pursuing fracking and UCG would be pointless

Dr Richard Dixon, Director of Friends of The Earth Scotland, said: “The fracking industry have just had one of their most powerful allies turn into an enemy.”

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