Statement from Observers:
“Around 3pm today Paul Mobbs was arrested under the Terrorism Act (Highways section) for blocking the entrance to Downing Street in his attempt to make a citizens arrest of four key members in the government. He has acted in this way as he believes that members in government are guilty of Misconduct[…]
Posts Tagged ‘FrackOFF’
Statement from Observers:
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[…]
For anyone who’s on Twitter with the time to help tweet about the event, the hashtag is #EPFrackFree.
Please use this opportunity to get the word out about fracking and the dangers. Tweet links to the scientific evidence published this week.
Other hashtags worth using are #BorrasBlockade (IGas fracking site in Wales) and #BintheBill[…]
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[…]
Medact, a registered charity consisting mainly of public health specialists and clinicians, have written to Lancashire County Council to object to the planning applications for fracking at Rosacre and Preston New Road. Can we suggest you make your MPs and Councillors aware of this?! The letter is available here:
Haldane Society lecture and questions 03/12/2014
Here’s a link to my talk about why the anti fracking campaign matters at Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers last night, and Tom Wainwright spoke about the legal cases against community protectors. ~Melanie Strickland.
On another note:
VICE did a great job with their fracking documentary now out, with[…]
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[…]
Occupiers paid a little visit to the pro TTIP talk at the London School of Economics on Monday October 13th.
Question and Answer Time
The Event was advertised as such:
Date: Monday 13 October 2014
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: HE Sylvie Bermann, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter Ricketts,[…]