Fracking for shale gas: US energy model to help UK?


Could "fracking" be the answer to the reported energy shortage problems facing the UK?

Giles Dilnot reports on how it works, why some think it is a good idea, but why others have fears over the method, before Andrew Neil heard more from Cuadrilla Resources chief executive Francis Egan and environmental campaigner Tony Juniper.


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