The right to peaceful protest was again eroded yesterday when three protectors were arrested for PEACEFULLY walking in trucks to the West Newton site. THANK YOU to the protectors for putting themselves on the front line. Many more people are now waking up the dangers of fracking, but more people are needed to support those[…]Read more →
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What with the NHS,Fracking,TTIP,selling off our water selling more of our public services NOW THIS!…Scriptonite explaining the INFRASTRUCTURE BILL & the land registry sell off. Allowing all the public spaces. That’s parks, moors, commons, beaches and even roads…to be sold off into private corporate ownership, for energy companies to #frack and build nuclear without the[…]Read more →
Crossposted from Julie Wassmer – East Kent Against Fracking
Julie Wassmer is a freelance writer and author, member of the campaign groups ‘East Kent Against Fracking’ and ‘Mothers Against Fracking’. She also sits on the Environment Committee of Kent’s Campaign for Protection of Rural England.
The Government claims fracking must not become a political football,[…]Read more →
In 2015, the Magna Carta is 800 years old. The Magna Carta is the FOUNDATION OF LIBERTY. The government wants to change the law to facilitate fracking and our RIGHTS to stop firms from drilling under our homes will be stripped away from us. Francis Egan of Lord Brown’s Cuadrilla said that the government should[…]Read more →
HUGE NEWS! In a resounding victory that will ripple across the nation, New York’s highest court has just upheld the right of towns to ban fracking within their borders! Our attorneys represented the small town of Dryden, NY in a furious legal battle with the oil and gas industry, and in the end justice prevailed![…]Read more →
In 2012 alone, Southwest Energy wrote down reserves of Fayetteville from 5 to 3 trillion cubic feet (tcf); Chesapeake Energy wrote down Haynesville and Barnett proven reserves by 4.6 tcf (erasing 20% of its proven reserves); EnCana wrote off $1.7 billion in shale gas assets; British Petroleum wrote off $2.1 billion due to failed investments[…]Read more →
We Need to Talk About Fracking – London Debate.
**BREAKING NEWS: We are pleased to announce that Jon Snow will chair the London debate! **
Tina Lousie – RAFF
John Ashton – climate diplomat
Liz Arnold – US Anti-Fracking Campaigner
Paul Mobbs – Environmental Consultant
Millie Darling – UKYCC
Dr. Michael Stein[…]
“We’ve had people driving by rolling their windows down and screaming ‘Get a job!’ That’s weird ’cause I gave up working 6 months ago, but before that I’d worked for 26 years .. I’d been in the army for 5 years and I drove HGVs for the last 20 years.
You have to give up[…]
Crossposted from Canterbury Times by Julie Wassmer
LAST week more than 150 high-profile names signed a letter calling for fracking to be suspended pending an “independent and thorough public debate.”
Part of an initiative called Talk Fracking, the letter’s signees included Professor Sir Harold Kroto FRS (Nobel Laureate in chemistry), Professor David Smythe (Emeritus professor[…]