A Ban on Fracking Is Common Sense. Here’s Why

Aaron Bastani - 24 October 2018

On Monday, Jeremy Corbyn released a video outlining how Labour would ban fracking across the UK. Far from utopian, a moratorium on the practice is already in place in Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Further afield it is prohibited in France and Germany.

A Labour government will ban fracking immediately. pic.twitter.com/QJQrs7blYJ
— Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn) 22 October 2018

For those familiar with climate change the most cited ‘greenhouse gas’ is carbon dioxide, or CO2. CO2 is the compound most responsible for planetary warming and rising concentrations of it mean global temperatures are 0.8 degrees higher today than they were 130 years ago.... See more

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