France upholds ban on fracking

Constitutional Council to keep law banning the controversial method to exploit oil and gas deposits.

    France's constitutional court has upheld a ban on fracking.

    The controversial method to exploit oil and gas deposits is hailed by some as the future of energy. 

    But environmentalists say it can trigger earthquakes and pollute water sources. 

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Paris.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.