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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...)
Europe Fossil Fuels Fracking Uncategorized

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...)
Actions/Demonstrations Fracking

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...)
Fracking North America Uncategorized

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...)
Fracking North America

Friendly encounter near fracking site in Argentina

Our Latin America team is currently traveling in Argentina to learn more about the impacts of fracking in local communities. Yesterday, we visited a farmer whose apple orchard is being impacted by a fracking well built right next to the property. Almost immediately after we parked the car, two police officers came and demanded the... (More...)
Fracking Latin America

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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