Event: Reclaiming the energy agenda

Reclaiming the energy agenda:  Gathering to discuss how to up-the-ante This week, it was revealed that the Department of Energy and Climate Change is looking at the option of a providing almost 90% of the UK’s electricity needs through nuclear power. Combined with the new dash for gas, fracking and…

Britain seen putting off subsea coal gasification projects

Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/01/coal-britain-syngas-idUSL5N0HL2PT20131001 Britain seen putting off subsea coal gasification projects John McGarrity, Reuters, Tuesday 1st October 2013 Plans to burn Britain's large reserves of coal to produce gas for power plants may wait for years because of concerns about climate change and a public perception that the technology is similar…

Underground coal gasification: the ‘nuclear option’ of unconventional energy

Source: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2084083/underground_coal_gasification_the_nuclear_option_of_unconventional_energy.html Ecologist, 23rd September, 2013 So-called extreme energy - including fracking, coal bed methane extraction and underground coal gasification - is being rolled out with little concern for the environment, leading campaigner, author and engineer Paul Mobbs tells the Ecologist Film Unit Ecologist: Could you describe some of the…

Economically and politically fracked: statistical reality versus PR-hype within the political project of unconventional gas in Britain

Source: http://www.fraw.org.uk/mei/musings/2013/20130725-behind_every_picture_lies_a_story.html Economically and politically fracked: "Behind every picture lies a story"– statistical reality versus PR-hype within the political project of unconventional gas in Britain Let's get one thing clear, this is not about conspiracy theories. This isn't about a powerful elite meeting in darkened rooms to fondle their fluffy…

‘Licence to Drill? Is Australia’s Present Britain’s Future?’

Source: http://extremeenergy.org/2013/05/31/licence-to-drill-is-australias-present-britains-future-podcast/ On Monday, May 20th 2013, the Extreme Energy Initiative invited Dr Mariann Lloyd-Smith, a Senior Advisor to the National Toxics Network (NTN) based in Australia and the Pacific and also an advisor to IPEN, an international public interest network representing over 700 organisations in over 100 countries committed…

The Extreme Energy Gathering, Manchester

Frack Free Somerset are supporting two cars of local people to attend and participate in this important Gathering, if you would like to reserve a place please email info@frackfreesomerset.org ASAP. Dates: Sat/Sun 27/28th April 2013 (food and crash space available on Fri night) Location: MERCi, Manchester, UK Website: extreme-energy-gathering.org.uk E-mail:…