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Pope Francis inspires bishops, priests and the faithful in the battle against Fracking in Brazil

by Não Fracking Brasil Born in Argentina, Pope Francis knows the devastating reality of fracking and supports the international fight against the exploration of oil and shale gas. His Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ (Praised Be)  is inspiring bishops, priests and the faithful in the battle against hydraulic fracturing, a highly polluting non-conventional method for shale gas... (More...)
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Crowd chants “Ban fracking now” to Governor Brown at DNC

When California Governor Jerry Brown took to the podium last night at the DNC to talk about climate change, there were two starkly different responses from the audience. One faction of the California delegation led a celebratory cheer of “Jerry, Jerry.” Meanwhile, another group loudly chanted “ban fracking now” – illustrating the chasm between Californians when... (More...)
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200 Californians #StandwithKern

On November 9, folks from around the state stood alongside the communities directly impacted by fracking. Using the hashtag #StandwithKern we captured the happenings of the day and those who supported our action from afar. Leading up to the meeting, community members organized a 4-day fast in the tradition of Cesar E. Chavez to call attention to the environmental health... (More...)
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“We Will Not Be Silenced” — struggles in the fight against fracking in Latin America

Our mission started off tense. Organized by 350.org and COESUS – Coalizão Não Fracking Brasil (No-Fracking Brazil Coalition), the Misión No Fracking Latinoamérica set off this week to Argentina to exchange experiences about the impacts of fracking with legislators, indigenous Mapuche communities and farmers. Brazilian congressmen Rasca Rodrigues, Jose Carlos Schiavinatto, Fernando Scanavaca and Marcio... (More...)
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People around the world take action in support of Brazil’s anti-fracking campaign

WORLDWIDE – On Sunday, October 4, activists and opponents of fracking from 28 countries including Portugal, England and Spain will demonstrate outside Brazilian Embassies and consulates, as well as in front the headquarters of fossil fuel companies involved in a new auction of fracking exploration rights organized by the Brazilian government. In Brazil, actions in... (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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