Greenpeace has called a new survey into fracking "smoke and mirrors", after it found that the majority of Britons backed the controversial production. A spokesman said:
Surely it's no coincidence that the only survey out there showing this level of public support for fracking has been commissioned by the industry lobby. All independent polls show less than half of Britain backs shale drilling.
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