Keep up to date with every new upload!

Join free & follow Weekly Economics Podcast
Will England ban fracking too?

Will England ban fracking too?

After its recent ban in Scotland, fracking is firmly back on the media and political agendas.

But is fracking a necessary economics boost for the country, or an environmental disaster we should avoid at all costs?

This week host Ayeisha Thomas-Smith welcomes back NEF’s Environment Lead, David Powell alongside Weekly Economics Podcast newbie Hanna Wheatley, Researcher at NEF.

Enjoying the show? Tweet us your comments and questions @NEF!

Produced by James Shield and Huw Jordan.

The award-winning Weekly Economics Podcast is brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the UK's only people powered think tank. Find out more at