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Special report on energy: The shale myth

Fracking will not solve all our problems

anti-fracking protestors in Balcombe. © Push Europe

This piece is part of our special report on energy policy. To read the first piece in the series, click here. To read the third piece in the series, click here. 

If its most ardent cheerleaders are to be believed, the start of fracking and the development of shale gas in the United Kingdom is set to be a game-changer, heralding an era of plentiful and cheap home-grown energy, far less environmentally destructive than…

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