Anatomy of a U-turn: How fracking was halted in the UK, and what happens next

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The sun may now have set on the UK fracking industry
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The sun may now have set on the UK fracking industry

Was it climate fears, widespread opposition, earthquakes or incompetent PR which eventually sounded the death knell for shale gas?

"I have concluded that we should put a moratorium on fracking in England with immediate effect." Those were Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom's words contained in a shock government statement released...

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