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World Social Forum 2015: Another World is Possible

This week, for the second time in a row, the World Social Forum (WSF) gathered in Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab spring. During the five-day event, 70,000 delegates from more than 4,000 organisations representing 120 countries discussed a wide range of issues and topics including, climate justice, immigration, media freedom, women’s rights, refugees and... (More...)
Climate Justice Divestment Fossil Fuels Fracking Global Renewable Energy

5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

“This movement is powered by people fighting for places they love.” — Naomi Klein  This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA... (More...)
Coal Divestment Fossil Fuels Fracking Global Uncategorized

First vote on fracking in the UK – the day after

Yesterday, UK MPs voted for the first time on fracking, as part of the so-called Infrastructure Bill. It looks like the government is conceding and is adopting the opposition’s (Labour Party) amendment, which would still allow fracking to take place, but under certain safeguards (e.g. no national parks, no over aquifers). The amendment for a moratorium... (More...)
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Watch this 92 year-old Australian veteran explain why he’s still fighting (for the climate)

Bill Ryan fought on the Kokoda Track in World War II. Now at 92 years old, he’s fighting against extreme mining and climate change in Gloucester and beyond. His is an inspiring story of hope and bravery, over a lifetime. Watch him tell it in the video below. Courtesy of Cloudcatcher Media (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Coal Fossil Fuels Fracking Maules Creek Pacific

URGENT CALLOUT: Anti-fracking rally in London, 26th January

  On 26th January, MPs will be voting on the Government’s Infrastructure Bill containing, amongst other things, an amendment including the legal obligation to maximise recovery of gas and oil, an amendment proposing a ban on fracking and the Government’s controversial proposal to allow fracking under people’s homes without permission. We want MPs to hear... (More...)
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Can you spot the pink hypocrisy? The Daily Show’s got you covered.

This hilarious 5-minute clip shows why pink fracking drill bits = utter ridiculousness. Point number one: These pink drill bits are doing more to cause cancer than to cure it. Energy giant Baker Hughes’ breast cancer campaign is quite the flop as Samantha Bee points out. Watch and laugh: Courtesy of The Daily Show (More...)
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Frack Free California

We’re mobilizing the California climate movement to tell Gov. Brown to stop fracking in California. Climate leaders don’t frack!

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Frack Free UK

Prime Minister David Cameron promised his would be the “greenest government ever”. Yet through supporting hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – he is recklessly pursuing new sources of fossil fuels. Join our call for a Frack Free UK.

 

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