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DECC blog: Shale gas – an inconvenient truth for the anti-fracking lobby

Andrea Leadsom

This week, Andrea Leadsom MP, Minister of State at the Department for Energy and Climate Change, wrote a blog setting out the three goals for energy strategy in Britain: keeping the lights on, keeping the bills down, and moving to a clean energy future. She also focused on the need to meet the UK’s demand for energy, using clean and low carbon energy sources if the UK is to continue to combat climate change and grow the economy. The Minister went on to quote the conclusions from the Task Force that “it is not feasible to create a renewable and low carbon industry in the short term in the UK that can meet the UK’s energy needs as a whole.”

Read the blog in full here.