Yearly Archives: 2013

Defining Extreme Energy: A Process not a Category

  • Extreme energy often defined as a category
  • Alternative is extreme energy as a process
  • Easy to extract resources targeted first
  • As depleted, more intense extraction needed
  • Extraction effort will steadily increase
  • Energy extraction displaces other activities
  • Process has happened throughout history
  • But now the process is massively accelerating
  • Driven by unsustainable energy consumption

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January Newsletter

Something we’ve missed? Send it to info@frack-off.org. News Frack Free February in Somerset – Whole month of anti-fracking events including 6 public meetings, 5 film showings, 2 benefit gigs and many other events, organised by Frack Free Somerset Coalition www.frackfreesomerset.org/frack-free-february/frack-free-february-overview […]

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Frack Free Febuary - Somerset

Frack Free Febuary – Somerset

Frack Free February is a Month of Action in Somerset with public meetings, talks, stalls, workshops, actions and more all raising awareness about the threats to our communities and the bigger picture of extreme energy. The Frack Free February Month […]

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Spin-busting: What is actually going on in Lancashire?

Spin-busting: What is actually going on in Lancashire?

January 2013 Round Up Whichever way you look at it, Cuadrilla Resources have had a pretty ropey couple of years. The squeaky clean, everything by the book shale pioneers induced an earthquake back in April 2011 and have since been […]

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Foolish Energy Minister shows fractures within 720 feet of Balcombe village

When recently-appointed Energy Minister John Hayes showed his lack of fracking knowledge last month this political huckster inadvertently highlighted a troubling fact: at Cuadrilla’s site in Balcombe, West Sussex, fractures could reach within 720 feet of the surface. Hayes claimed […]

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How To Object

NEW APPLICATION 05/13/0018 Anna’s Road  EIA for First Horizontal Well Quick Links 08/12/1032 BECCONSALL EXPLORATION SITE, BANKS P/12/0521/FUL LETHAM MOSS FALKIRK 12/00576/FUL POWDRAKE ROAD NEAR AIRTH 12/04304/FUL Keynsham (with great guidance) Guidance Lancashire County Council has issued guidance to residents […]

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