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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...)

Thousands of wells have already been fracked in California. Here’s what it’s like, from the people that live there.

Faces of Fracking is a stunning new project telling the stories of people on the front lines of fracking in California. Below are just two of the many people featured as part of the project. Hear their voices, see their faces, and find out what’s happening in their communities. Faces of Fracking is a project... (More...)
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It started — The People’s Climate Mobilisation is happening all over the world! Just get a sense of what its looking like:   Rallies in Lisbon and Delhi, marches in Istanbul, Manila, Cape Town, Majuro and Papua New Guinea, concerts in Johannesburg — this is true people powered movement: enormous, powerful, diverse and beautiful. People... (More...)
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Fracking activists “Reclaim the Power” around UK

Early this morning, campaigners from the Reclaim the Power camp at Blackpool  unleashed a series of coordinated direct actions against fracking targets around the United Kingdom. Targets range from government departments to universities building new fracking research facilities and a fracking site in East Yorkshire. “What’s to hide, DEFRA?” Protestors occupied the Department of Environment,... (More...)
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You can be the stopper in the bottle.

Here’s the bad news: the fossil fuel industry is pushing for a radical expansion of “natural” gas infrastructure across the country. The industry bills natural gas — or fracked gas, as we prefer to call it — as the climate-friendly fossil fuel, but just the opposite is true: fracked gas can have as much or... (More...)
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Fracked Gas Exports: A Climate Disaster

This guest post was written by Mike Tidwell, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Even as the facts about liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports get harder and harder to ignore, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continues to bury its head in the sand. Last month, a Department of Energy study revealed that... (More...)
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Governor Jerry Brown: Face Fracking in California

Over the last year we’ve been building up pressure on Governor Brown across the state of California. This last Saturday, we stood with communities that live at ground zero for fracking in Kern County, to deliver over 50,000 petition signatures to get the Governor to come see fracking first hand. (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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