A fracking site in Blackpool, Britain. File photo: Reuters
A fracking site in Blackpool, Britain. File photo: Reuters
Britain

UK lifts ban on shale gas fracking to boost energy output amid Ukraine war

  • The controversial method to dig for fossil fuels was halted in 2019
  • The government said strengthening our energy security is an ‘absolute priority’, but environmentalists argue that the process hurts wildlife and causes earthquakes

A fracking site in Blackpool, Britain. File photo: Reuters
A fracking site in Blackpool, Britain. File photo: Reuters
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