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 →
Archive for ‘Energy, Equity & Environment’
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[…]
By Inka Stafrace
I was a camper and filmmaker at St.Pauls and whether I should or not I tend to feel a sense of pride when I see the Occupy name being used to promote campaigns and movements for the social good. I feel that I played a substantial role, along with about 200 others[…]
By Steve Rushton
Crossposted from Occupy.com (USA publication)
“The entire Scottish independence movement is firmly against nuclear weapons,” Jimmy Watson, a resident at Faslane Peace Camp, tells me.
At 32 years old, Faslane is one of the world’s longest-running peace camps and a symbol of the widespread opposition to nuclear weapons both across Scotland, and[…]Read more →
by Inka Stafrace
Monday the 18th August was yet another incredible illustration of organized activism and the willingness of people to put their bodies and time on the front-line for the greater good.Clean air and water are indisputably part of the greater good!
Fracking companies and the UK government believe that they are worth gambling[…]
By Inka Staface
Loud signs of support from the locals in Blackpool were expressed through drivers honking their horns and passers by joining in. About 300 protesters from the camp gathered by Blackpool South Pier and were joined by around 700 others.
On Sunday the 17th August 2014, Reclaim the Power organized to express their[…]Read more →
Danni Pafford shares her experience of a interesting direct action which consequently led to her being sued for £5,000,000.
Details in the video filmed on 15th August evening meeting at the Reclaim the Power camp in Blackpool 2014.
Kara Moses from Birmingham shares a tale of fractavism from Reclaim the Power camp 2013,[…]Read more →
Hundreds of local residents and Reclaim the Power campaigners to march pier to pier against fracking Sunday
For immediate release: 16 August 2014
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