Many thanks to Gary Seabrook and gang at Wildgoose Space in Bristol for the fantastic job they did at fundraising £298.77 for FFS on Friday evening 3rd March. It was a great evening with raffles, cakes, and music, Marco Jackson the director of The Truth Behind the Dash for Gas was also at hand to help […]
Friends of the Earth released a document today which it says contains evidence that the chemical company, INEOS, is planning to drill for shale gas in Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire. INEOS, which has previously said it has no intention of shale gas exploration in the forest, described Friends of the Earth’s claim as “entirely […]
Opponents of shale gas in the west country are celebrating a series of recent council votes against fracking. In the past fortnight, Conservative-controlled Gloucestershire and Herefordshire County Councils have backed anti-fracking motions while Forest of Dean District and Watchet Town Councils have declared themselves Frack Free Zones.https://drillordrop.com/2016/12/19/four-west-country-councils-vote-against-fracking/
https://energydesk.greenpeace.org/2016/11/25/fracking-report-andrea-leadsom-lancashire/ The British government deliberately withheld the release of a damaging fracking report to prevent local councillors from scrutinising it ahead of a crucial voteON SHALE GAS drilling, according to an ongoingEnergydesk investigation.
The number of British universities divesting from fossil fuels has leaped to 43, a quarter of the total. The surge means the UK leads the world in campus action to pull university funds from oil, gas and coal. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/22/fossil-fuel-divestment-soars-in-uk-universities?CMP=share_btn_fb