Stick to the data on shale gas, say experts, as climate change takes a back seat

Shale gas could 'turn the world of energy upside-down' and even fundamentally change international geopolitics, suggested Professor Mike Stephenson of the British Geological Survey (BGS) yesterday, but until the peer-reviewed data is in, we need to reserve judgement...Yesterday's open lecture on shale gas in the UK at London's Geological Society on shale gas in the UK was a welcome intervention in a debate which has been dominated by overcooked rhetoric on all sides.


19 June 2012