BARCLAYS PULL INVESTMENT OUT OF STRUGGLING THIRD ENERGY.

RACK FREE RYEDALE PRESS RELEASE 15/05/2017 BARCLAYS PULL OUT OF THIRD ENERGY Last week at their AGM, Barclays’ Chairman John McFarlane told a packed hall of their shareholders that the bank would be pulling their money out of Third Energy – the company they own the majority of and that is licensed to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. Reports suggest that … [Read more...]

North Yorkshire County Council invests over £100million in high polluting fossil fuel & ‘fracking’ firms

Whilst world leaders meet once again in Paris  to try and reach a global agreement to tackle climate change closer to home North Yorkshire county council invests its pension fund heavily in high polluting and financially risky fossil fuel companies including controversial Fracking firms. Frack Free North Yorkshire has learnt via Freedom of Information requests that North … [Read more...]