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U.S. oil major Chevron halted exploration works for shale gas in eastern Romania for the second time in two months on Saturday after anti-fracking protest
ers broke through wire mesh fences around the site.
Thousands of people have ...
Chevron on Sunday said it has resumed activities to build its first shale gas exploration well in Romania, a day after protest
s forced the US energy giant to suspend work.
"Chevron can confirm that it has resumed activities in Pungesti ...
On New Year's Eve 2009, a train with 104 tank cars of light crude oil traveled 1,123 miles from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields to a terminal in Stroud, Oklahoma, and opened a new front in the war over development of Canada's tar ...
In the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries, European settlers stole a lot of land from Native Americans. They killed them, they cheated them, and they robbed them of most of the continent. But they made one mistake. Back then good land was ...
Four anti-fracking protest
ers have been arrested as they tried to stop a lorry delivering machinery to a potential methane-gas extraction site in Salford, Greater Manchester.The three men (aged 41, 42 and 47) and one woman were arrested ...
The US is busy negotiating two sprawling new trade deals, with the European Union and 11 Pacific Rim nations, and progressives are up in arms. Ben Whitford asks: Just how bad are the deals?
The trade deals allow companies to undermine or ...
A deep sea mission of genuine exploration Legacy of Britain's great flood Can UK science navigate around the Valley of Death Is graphene really a wonder-material?
Britain faces difficult choices about its future energy supplies yet every ...
Two Youngstown, OH community members were arrested today at a nonviolent protest
and rally at a fracking
wastewater injection well site in Niles, OH. The two protest
ers were arrested for blocking trucks from entering the well site while holding a ...
Coal is still king in eastern Wyoming in the Powder River Basin, here shown at Alpha Coal's Eagle Butte Mine outside of Gillette. But oil and gas are starting to make a play.
Coal mines have torn into vast areas of the rolling hills, ...
Thousands of Romanians rallied on Sunday against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and against shale gas exploration, in weekly demos that have turned into one of the country's longest-running protest
s in years.
In Bucharest, ...
The small hilly town of Pungesti in eastern Romania could be sitting on vast reserves of shale gas and U.S. energy major Chevron wants to find it.
But the people of Pungesti want nothing to do with it.
Though most of them live ...
During his Wednesday night interview with Jeremy Paxman on BBC Newsnight, comedian and actor Russell Brand said what no politician or pundit would ever dare say: that without dramatic, fundamental change, the prevailing political and economic ...
The image of burning police cars played endlessly on the evening news. Television and talk radio blared out reports of "clashes" between police and indigenous protest
ors. Last Thursday in New Brunswick near the Elsipogtog First Nation, we were ...
“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”
- 1984 by George Orwell
Canada’s colonial past is present, however much Prime Minister Stephen Harper seeks to obfuscate the reality ...
Hundreds of people gathered at a community hall in New Brunswick on Sunday to discuss their opposition of the development of a shale gas sector in the province as their protest
garnered support from a Manitoba grand chief.
‘Fracktivists’ from over 20 countries will gather on Saturday to call for an end to fracking
and “dangerous” shale gas extractions and demand action to protect the public, Russia Today reported.
Activists from Australia, New Zealand, ...
Chaos has erupted as Chief Aaren Sock and council members from Elsipogtog First Nation are among at least 40 people arrested by riot-gear-clad police raiding a Mi'kmaq blockade protest
ing shale gas exploration in New Brunswick.
Every woman in this story is confoundingly non-descript. Short hair, often grey. Conservative dress. Unmarried; soft-spoken. Most are well into their seventies, and all will tell you that their way of life is dying out. They will also tell you, ...
A Lancashire dairy farmer has joined forces with Greenpeace to launch a challenge to fracking
The environmental charity is working with people in Lancashire and the West Sussex village of Balcombe whose homes are near sites ...
It is now close to a month since my dear friends and colleagues were taken at knife-point from our ship, Arctic Sunrise. A day earlier, Russian security forces fired live ammo into the water around their small inflatable boat as they peacefully ...
Residents in Lincolnshire are holding a protest
walk against a company's plans to drill for oil in a field close to their homes.
Egdon Resources Ltd wants planning permission for an exploratory well at land at Biscathorpe, near ...
France and Bulgaria have already banned it, and in Britain the government’s attempts to promote it have led to heated demonstrations in the countryside. It is complicating Germany’s attempts to wean itself from fossil fuels and forcing Russia to ...
On Oct. 19, people from around the world will unite for a day of action to protest fracking
. A project of Food & Water Watch, the second annual Global Frackdown will bring thousands of people together that are calling for an international ban on ...
For years, activists have warned that fracking
can have disastrous consequences — ruined water and air, sickened people and animals, a ceaseless parade of truck traffic.Now some critics are doing what was once unthinkable: working with ...
s against fracking
by thousands of people in Sussex over the summer appear to have reversed the growth in British public support for shale gas for the first time.
Polling by the University of Nottingham has shown support for shale ...