Yearly Archives: 2014

Pope Francis Against Climate Change

At the end of 2015, the nations of the world will meet in Paris and attempt to hammer out a global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. And Pope Francis hopes that the world’s Catholics, as well as other major

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Global Frackdown 11.10.2014 – International day against fracking [CZ]

Coalition STOP HF joins the World Day against fracking shale gas using hydraulic fracturing (HF), when hundreds of thousands of people around the world are protesting against waste and contamination, the devastation of nature and the environment by this method.(http://www.globalfrackdown.org/about/)

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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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Climate March in New York – interviews from action

The first participant with whom we speak for the FFW is Mr. Robert Torrey 1. Why do you protest against fracking in NY? I protest against fracking because I know a lot of people, and places like PA, where communities have

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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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Long journey for anti-fracking protestors ends in Hull

Around a hundred and fifty people took part in a march in Hull today to protest against fracking. Organised by Frack Free East Yorkshire the demonstration was to raise awareness of the arguments against the controversial process of extracting gas

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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

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 of persisting protest, the farmers, inhabitants and activists managed to stop shale gas drilling.

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