UK: Protesters rally outside fracking site in Lancashire

Hundreds of protesters held a protest march at the entrance of the Cuadrilla fracking site in the outskirts of Blackpool on Saturday, after the site was given the green light to start fracking for shale gas. Members of Frack Free Lancashire were joined in the protest by former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, who stressed the need to invest in renewable energy when addressing the protesters... Еще. «We don't need to buy the lie that this is good for our economy, what is wrecking our future, what is removing the option that we could have a green and a renewable future,» Farron said. Other speakers at the event included activist Richard Roberts, who was released from prison only a few days before after successfully appealing his sentence for climbing on lorries at a previous anti-fracking rally.

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