Victoria Banning Fracking For Good

The Andrews Labor Government today introduced legislation to permanently ban fracking in Victoria, protecting our agricultural sector and giving certainty to regional communities. http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/banning-fracking-for-good/

Fossil fuel divestment soars in UK universities

    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

Rockefellers give Exxon Mobil lashing over the environment

https://www.engadget.com/2016/11/22/rockefellers-give-exxon-mobil-lashing-over-the-environment/  

Frack Free Activists visit Weston-super-Mare

This Saturday (29th October) a bunch of hardy activists visited the popular seaside town of Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset in order to raise awareness of the threat to this area from the Fracksters of SW Energy. Under the UK Governments 14th Round of Onshore Oil and Gas Licences issued last year the coastline of North […]

Another great article from George Monbiot

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/27/fracking-digging-drilling-paris-agreement-fossil-fuels

Rural Tourism in England Enquiry – Response Guidelines

http://frackfreeryedale.org/ruraltourismenquiryguidelines/   Rural Tourism in England Enquiry – Response Guidelines PEDL Licence areas across the north of England In a hurry? If so, just click on this link and follow the instructions. EFRA RURAL TOURISM IN ENGLAND ENQUIRY – RESPONSE Want to know more? Then read on … The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) […]

We need to demonstrate we have alternatives to fossil fuels

MUNITY ENERGY TO THE RESCUE – Local choices, global effects A public event, Friday 2nd September, 7 – 9.30pm Renewable energy is making rapid strides. Many households now have their own solar PV, but most renewables are installed and owned by large, distant companies. Challenging this, community energy initiatives are now springing up in many […]

Fracking report goes missing

According to a letter published in the Guardian yesterday by Dr Robin Russell-Jones, a report from the UK Climate Change Committee on Fracking which was promised by end of May has yet to see the light of day. Dr Russell-Jones, who gave expert testimony on fugitive emissions of methane, muses on whether the likely findings […]

Total gives up fracking plans in Denmark

Encouraging news from the other side of the North Sea!  As a result of poor initial drilling results and strong public resistance, oil giant Total have given up plans to frack in Denmark. Greenpeace in Denmark now hope that the Danish government will move to introduce an outright ban on fracking and related processes.

Scottish parliament votes narrowly in favour of ban on fracking

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jun/01/scottish-parliament-votes-narrowly-in-favour-of-ban-on-fracking-snp