UK shadow energy secretary urges fracking “realism”
Published: Thursday, 10 September 2015
The UK peer’s intervention calling for the acceptance of fracking in environmentalist groups may reposition the debate owing to her climate change campaigning and activist past.
Bryony Worthington, Baroness Worthington, the
UK’s shadow energy secretary and former Friends of
the Earth (FOTE) activist, has called upon anti-fracking
campaigners to be "realistic" over the potential environmental
benefits of fracking, suggesting that its utilisation could
result in lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions than by
importing liquefied natural gas (LNG)....