BBC Radio 4 - Costing the Earth, A Decade of Fracking
In the United States, you can earn from energy deposits on your own land - whereas in the UK this is 'crown property'. And the ins and outs over property rights are getting hot:
Fracking boss bribes locals if they agree to drilling under their homes | Daily Mail Online
Fracking trespass law changes move forward despite huge public opposition | Environment | The Guardian
Meanwhile, in New York, the Prime Minister promoted fracking as part of Britain's response to climate change:
Cameron urges global warming deal (From Mid Devon Star)
Shale gas part of David Cameron’s climate solution
Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Shale gas part of David Cameron’s climate solution
Reports: David Cameron to tout fracking role in tackling climate change - 23 Sep 2014 - News from BusinessGreen
Futures Forum: Fracking: agree to differ
Futures Forum: Fracking: "smoke and mirrors"
Futures Forum: "Allowing fracking companies to drill on private land without first requiring a landowner’s permission."... or... "Neighborhood Environmentalism: Toward Democratic Energy"