The youth arm of Britain’s most influential environmental NGO, Young Friends of the Earth, have today put Lord John Browne of Madingley’s integrity up for auction on eBay. 
This comes on the day that officials from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Environment Agency speak at the UK Shale Gas Forum  alongside the chief executives of Cuadrilla and iGas – two companies whose drilling sites have been the focus of protest camps in Balcombe and Salford.
John Wilson, lead campaigner of Young Friends of the Earth’s Dirty Energy Group said:
'We have targeted Lord Browne as he was appointed Non-Executive Director of the Cabinet Office, a mere four months after joining Cuadrilla as Chairman. We believe Lord Browne should resign as he is looking to benefit financially from fracking and this coupled with his influence within the government amounts to a massive conflict of interest.’
Greg Hewitt, campaign member of the Dirty Energy Group said:
‘Fracking keeps us hooked on dangerous fossil fuels which reduce our ability to meet our legally binding obligations to reduce our CO2 emissions. Stories of fracking from the US already provide evidence of the negative environmental and human impacts of fracking.  Even on our own doorstep, fracking has caused havoc – test drilling in Lancashire caused two earthquakes back in 2011.’ 
Young Friends of the Earth demonstrated outside Riverstone Holdings at last October’s Global Frackdown event, and have now gained over 2,000 signatures on their change.org petition. 
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