(via the Guardian)

No amount of spin or legal obfuscation can reconcile the UK government’s clamour for shale gas with its obligations as enshrined in the Paris climate change agreement. Consequently, when the UK’s communities secretary, Sajid JavidSajid Javid, gave the go-ahead for fracking in Lancashire, he was making a clear statement that the government has no interest in abiding by either the spirit or the maths of the Paris agreement.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/16/in-their-clamour-for-shale-gas-ministers-forgot-the-climate-agreement?CMP=share_btn_tw