Letters in the #Manchester Evening News about #fracking etc

david jones letterThere was a corking letter earlier this week. It was by a chap who had done his PhD on storage of energy from renewables, and he dealt with the argument that pro-fossil fuel sorts deliver- “we can’t trust wind/solar power because the wind isn’t always blowing/sun always shining” – very neatly. He said it was akin to thinking water wouldn’t come out of a tap when it was not raining…

The protests at Barton Moss continue, and you can find out more here (facebook) or here.

If I can find that letter, I will scan it in. In the meantime, you’ll just have to make do with this, published yesterday. … Thanks to Brian Candeland

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10 Responses to Letters in the #Manchester Evening News about #fracking etc

  1. RobT says:

    Here’s one local MP who won’t be taking mince pies to the gang at Barton Moss.
    He’s on the Parliamentary Science & Technology Committee and clearly has a lot of faith in the regulatory procedures around fracking. He’s also sure that fracked gas will be able to subvert the current pricing mechanisms.
    http://www.manchesterconfidential.co.uk/News/Fracking-Lets-Get-On-With-It

  2. Stephen Pennells says:

    Saw yours yesterday Marc- well done for keeping the flag flying. Surprisingly (?) letters from my friends have failed to be published- as has our demo. outside HSBC on their role in financing coal extraction.

    I apprec. it isn’t local, but if you are interested here is the press release I sent the Mule- tabloided version tweaked to make it less sickly and anodyneI’m afraid!

    Pics. top three on our flickr page:http://www.flickr.com/photos/wdm_manchester

    St.

  3. Brian Candeland says:

    Hi Marc
    Well done on the letter! The other one you refer to sounds like the one from David Jones: – I’ve emailed you a pdf of it.
    Cheers, Brian

  4. Did you read the nonsense Graham Stringer was published saying? Very pro-fracking and anti-renewables.

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