Friends of the Earth have promised to stop spreading horrible lies about fracking …. not because they’ve suddenly embraced a philosophy of honesty and fair political discourse, but because they lost a lawsuit and are being forced to.
Friends of the Earth spent more than a year trying to defend its claims, which were made in a fundraising leaflet, but has been forced to withdraw them.
The authority found that Friends of the Earth (FoE) failed to substantiate claims that fracking could cause cancer, contaminate water supplies, increase asthma rates and send house prices plummeting.
How would the left advance any part of their agenda if they were prohibited from lying?