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Residents Action on Fylde Fracking

Residents Action on Fylde Fracking

Residents Action on Fylde Fracking (RAFF) are taking action on Dec 1st. The Fylde is threatened with fracking to exploit shale gas. Cuadrilla Resources have a licence that covers a large part of Lancashire and are presently drilling at Anna’s … Continue reading

Safe Energy Wales

Safe Energy Wales

ACTIVISTS DRILL FOR GAS AT SWANSEA CASTLE Activists from Clean Energy Wales have erected a drilling rig at Swansea Castle. An area has been cordoned off to demonstrate the test drilling rig. Activists are seeking permission from passers by to continue exploration under the City. Shortly … Continue reading

Extreme Energy Tour

Extreme Energy Tour

Campaigners set out on an ‘extreme energy’ tour of Huddersfield. Saturday 1st December will be the Global Day of Action on Climate Change. As governments meet in Doha, Qatar, for the latest round of UN climate talks, campaigners around the … Continue reading

Get Fracktious

Get Fracktious

On the Saturday midway through the Qatar Climate Talks demonstrators will be protesting against the exploitation of new forms of fossil fuel – instead of moving to renewables. In a short while they will erect a 7.2 metre high “fracking … Continue reading

Sussex Extreme Energy Resistance

Sussex Extreme Energy Resistance

Sussex Extreme Energy Resistance are one of the local campaigning organizations standing in solidarity with Frack-Off, The Campaign Against Climate Change and other groups up and down the country today by staging an awareness raising event in the centre of Brighton.  … Continue reading

Frack Free Somerset

Frack Free Somerset

The Frackers come to Bath – Frack Free Somerset solidarity action Somerset is threatened by fracking. UK Methane has applied for planning permission for a Coal Bed Methane (CBM) test well in Keynsham near Bristol. If this is allowed to … Continue reading

Fracking Lord`s House Drilled

Fracking Lord`s House Drilled

Activists arrive at John Browne’s home and promptly erect a drill rig wind turbine (Photos: Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk) At 8am this morning activists dressed in orange boiler suits and wearing gas masks erected a 20ft drilling rig outside the home of … Continue reading

Big Rig Revolt: Live blog

Big Rig Revolt: Live blog

Live news from anti-fracking actions around the country 4.30pm We’re finishing up here – many thanks to everyone involved, it’s been a fantastic day. Thanks for reading! 4.02pm Tim Padmore from Kirklees Campaign Against Climate Change: “Climate change means that … Continue reading