Shale gas ‘more expensive for UK’ than other EU countries

The UK’s cost of complying with EU climate targets would increase by 3.7% – higher than any other EU country – if full-scale shale gas extraction went ahead, says report

by Susanna Ala-Kurikka
UK shale gas extraction could increase its cost of meeting climate targets by 3.7% - higher than the EU average of 2.4% (photograph: bizoon/123RF)
UK shale gas extraction could increase its cost of meeting climate targets by 3.7% - higher than the EU average of 2.4% (photograph: bizoon/123RF)

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