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Talk Fracking Challenges Tory Government Over Fracking Policy

Talk Fracking, led by fashion designer and activist, Joe Corré, will this week take to the Royal Courts of Justice in a challenge over the legality of the Conservative government’s policy, which claims that fracking is a positive contributor to a low-carbon economy. Accompanied by Corré’s...

SPONSORED BY NOBODY: NEIL YOUNG EDGES OUT BARCLAYS AS A FESTIVAL SPONSOR

[caption id="attachment_4746" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Neil Young performing in Oslo, Norway, 2009 Image: Per Ole Hagen[/caption] Internationally renowned musician, Neil Young, has slammed Barclaycard - the sponsor of the British Summer Time Hyde Park 2019 show. Young was due to perform at the show, alongside Bob Dylan,...

JAILED FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST AGAINST FRACKING: A FURTHER SLIP INTO FASCISM

  Jailed Tuesday 25 September 2018 saw three anti-fracking campaigners take their place in protest history, having been handed Draconian prison sentences for protesting against fracking wannabes, Cuadrilla. Their protest involved climbing on top of lorries that were bound for Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, on the Fylde Coast,...

WISH YOU WERE HERE? A TOXIC ITALIAN HOLIDAY

  Far from being a photoshopped funny, this is a genuine photograph from the Italian beach at Rosignano in Tuscany. The beautiful Spiagge Bianche (white beaches) are not all they promise to be, however. The white sand has been artificially created by years of chemical discharge -...

FRACKING IN HISTORIC MINING AREAS: A RISKY BUSINESS

Last week saw the final APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group) meeting on shale gas take place in Westminster, before summer recess for members of parliament. The topic for discussion was seismicity and the underlying effects of historic mining activity – a fundamental subject in a post-industrial...

FRACKED GAS IS WORSE FOR THE CLIMATE THAN COAL

Underestimated methane leaks A June 2018 study published in Science, has revealed that methane leakage from fracked gas is around 60% higher than originally estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The once-claimed benefit of using natural gas as a solution to reducing emissions appears diminished, following the...