There’s also the part that these fracking holes can then be used to store nuclear waste. Wonder what that would do to the environment and the house prices of Tory voters?[…]Read more →
Archive for ‘Energy, Equity & Environment’
COP21 – A deal that kills our planet is no deal for us
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As the UN climate talks in Paris draw to a close, activists in Paris, despite the state of emergency, will be finding creative ways to make their voices heard and to remind the world of what is[…]
SATURDAY 17th 2pm @ St. Paul’s Churchyard
Climate change: if not now, when? If not us, who?
Confirmed speakers so far from:
Reclaim the Power
Global Justice Now
Campaign against Climate Change
HACAN/No 3rd runway
2-3pm Intro & welcome. Speakers have five minutes each to explain[…]
The lesson of history is that radical social change is achieved by people working together and confronting the dominant power structures over a sustained period of time. The suffragettes, the civil rights activists, LGBT movement, to name a few, have all employed direct action to achieve recognition of their rights. The[…]
“..if you succeed in de-carbonising Europe, our crops will have no natural gas to grow from. We have to have carbon dioxide. This is madness. Absolute madness what you are suggesting and our industry – our agriculture industry – is going to suffer heavily if we attempt to bury carbon dioxide in the ground. It[…]Read more →
The climate crisis is the defining issue of our times and will take centre-stage in world politics in 2015. Our economic system puts profits before people and is destroying the natural systems that keep us alive. It has brought us to the precipice of catastrophic climate change. Because the real solutions empower people and threaten[…]Read more →
Cuadrilla’s Exploration Director freely admits they have no control over the impact of their operations. He of course has no idea what happens to the toxic, radioactive cocktail they are injecting and releasing into our subterranean geology – what effect that will have on seismic activity – or how long it will take to get[…]Read more →
The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels by Mel Strickland.
“…when people say, “The regulatory system is broken. It’s not protecting our health, safety and welfare.” And I say, “Well, maybe it’s not broken, but it’s working perfectly.” Because its goal is not necessarily to protect health, safety and welfare. The[…]
Crossposted from NoDashforGas
The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions by Melanie Strickland.
Published 11 December 2014
“It reads like a sweetie shop for corporate lobbyists, and for all those still intent on their neo-liberal deregulatory crusade.” Jonathon Porritt in his blog sums up everything that’s wrong with the Infrastructure[…]