Monthly Archives: September 2014

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in News, State New York

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News

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

Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News

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

Tagged with:
Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News, News Africa

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News, News Europe

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?

Tagged with:
Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News, News Europe

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.

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News Europe, News North America

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

Tagged with:
Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News Europe

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

Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News

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

Tagged with:
Posted in Global Frackdown 2014, News, News South America

Translate

Upcoming events

<< Aug 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Login