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Quickly Help Now Against LNG and frack (by TTIP and CETA) for MEP´s Voting to 27.10.

Dear all, please make use of this online action to reach out to ALL Members of the European Parliament and asked of them to reject tomorrow the disastrous report on the future EU LNG and gas storage strategy. The event is

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Lover of Nature, Romanian Alexandru Popescu, Carries Mesagge to the Brussels

18.9.2014 Alexander Popescu intends to pass through a 3,000-kilometer trek from Romania to Brussels to EU purring message that the Romanian people do not want to exploration or extraction of shale, or cyanide leaching in his country, and protesting against

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Documentary Fracking Patagonia

Friends of the Earth France, with the support of FoE Europe and Milieudefensie, has produced a documentary, called Fracking Patagonia. The documentary shows the social and environmental impacts of companies such as Total, Chevron and Apache in Patagonia with examples

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New working paper: Global Shale Gas and the Anti-fracking Movement, Developing Union Perspectives and Approaches

A useful new paper by Trade Unions for Energy Democracy in cooperation with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office and the Global Labor Institute at Cornell University: Global Shale Gas and the Anti-fracking Movement, Developing Union Perspectives and Approaches. Link to paper: http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/wp-content/files_mf/tuedworkingpaper1final.pdf

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South African petition to ban fracking seeks your help

The moratorium on shale gas exploration/fracking in the semi-arid, culturally rich and sensitve biodiversity hotspot, the Karoo region, has been lifted by the South African government and a petition has been launched on Avaaz asking the government to put it back

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Germany’s Environment Agency Calls for an End to Fracking

By Geert Decock How far do you need to sit from the halls of power to not be influenced by constant lobbying and spin from Big Oil & Gas? The correct answer may be surprising: 1.5 hours exactly. How so?

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Goodbye Chevron

It was the longest local protest against shale gas exploration boreholes in the world. On Monday, July 7th, 2014, at 4 AM, the employees of the American company Chevron left the village Żurawlów in the Lubelskie Region. After 400 days

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Global Frackdown: October 11, 2014

Momentum toward the Global Frackdown continues to grow – in just the last week, 21 new organizations signed on as partners in the October 11 Global Frackdown and now there are partners in 22 countries and 20 states in the

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Fracking Deal Is Reached by YPF, Petronas

Argentine, Malaysian State Oil Firms to Develop Vaca Muerta Shale in South America YPF chief Miguel Galuccio, pictured last year, has lived in Southeast Asia and worked with Petronas. Bloomberg BUENOS AIRES–Argentina’s YPF SA  and Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd. will sign an agreement

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