29 May 2019, 7:15 pm | Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP, UKCADAF holds public meetings, normally on the last Wednesday of each month, at...
4 June 2019, 7:30 pm | Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB, UKJoin campaigners and activists, bakers and makers, in a monthly meeting to organise...
10 June 2019, 7:00 pm | Lincolnshire Poacher 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR, UKIGas (fracking company) is now drilling 2 wells (1 vertical, 1 horizontal) 24/7...
26 June 2019, 7:15 pm | Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP, UKCADAF holds public meetings, normally on the last Wednesday of each month, at...
8 July 2019, 7:00 pm | Lincolnshire Poacher 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR, UKIGas (fracking company) is now drilling 2 wells (1 vertical, 1 horizontal) 24/7...
Monthly Archives: November 2012
- Shale being promoted as an economic miracle
- Claimed to have reduced US carbon emissions
- In reality caused by the economic crisis
- Demand drop reduced US coal and oil use
- Similar falls in UK and other countries
- Coal and oil redirected to China etc.
- Not practical for US gas so prices low
- Gas production temporarily continued to grow
- Due to variety of slow to change factors
- Cannot continue as companies loosing money
- Shale gas is expensive, dirty and short term
Protestors with “FRACK-OFF” written on their arses mooned a pro-fracking lecture at Leeds Uni. The talk, The Science of Fracking – Societal Issues and Perceptions, by Dale Leckie of Canadian Oil and Gas company Nexen Inc was organised by the Leeds University Centre for Integrated Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience. Leckie accused critics of being unscientific […]
Last Friday UK fracker Cuadrilla abandoned its fourth Lancashire well due to a technical cock-up. The company plans to drill a fifth well adjacent to the abandoned one, but the mistake will cost the company several million pounds. During recent drilling of the fourth well – at Anna’s Road, Lancashire – Cuadrilla lost a test […]
A dark cloud is gathering. The threat of unconventional gas development hangs over us all. With almost 100 test wells permitted and the first production development threatening Scotland, the government’s dash for gas depends on the creeping sell off of the British Isles. This cabal of opportunistic extraction companies, government mandarins and political jokes think […]
The sickening heedlessness of the contemporary fossil fuel industry is highlighted by the revelation that Scottish driller Dart Energy – with 22 coal bed methane wells in planning in Scotland – is also exploring for gas “not a stone’s throw” from the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, Poland. It is perfectly possible Dart is drilling […]
As activists enter their fifth day protesting atop a UK gas power station the government remains wedded to a ‘dash for gas’. Why? The answer lies with a powerful group of advisors, donors, non-executive directors and ministers with postitions in – or access to – central government: the gas mafia. All these mafia dons have current […]