Fracking's about as far from locally controlled energy as you can get. We can do so much better, says David Powell at the New Economics Foundation
It takes a certain chutzpah to force fracking onto local communities against their wishes - overriding local decisions - yet to also claim that giving free reign to shale gas companies is somehow about...
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