The United Kingdom is on the brink of a fracking bonanza after reporting this weekend revealed plans to begin 'fast tracking' new drilling plans.
"to make clear that there is a national need to explore shale in a safe, sustainable and timely way."
And therein lies the problem. There is no such thing as safe, sustainable fracking.
Whilst Waterloo may have been won on the playing fields of Eton, it seems that both the environment and also democracy have been lost on the playing fields of Eton. But what better can one expect of Eton?