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Thousands took to the streets of Romania on Sunday to protest
against plans by US energy giant Chevron to drill for shale gas."Chevron US, you can't just drop in uninvited and leave death in your wake", read some banners in Bucharest ...
Residents of the village that was the centre of anti-fracking protest
s have formed their own renewable energy company.
Called REPOWERBalcombe, the new co-operative plans to install around £300,000 worth of solar panels on the rooftops of ...
A Pennsylvania judge could rule as early as this week on whether to modify his five-month-old injunction banning an anti-fracking activist from approaching lands leased by a Texas-based natural gas producer that effectively prohibits her from ...
The Government and fracking
companies have launched a joint charm offensive in a bid to win “a social licence” to operate from a general public that is widely opposed to shale gas development.
Duarte Figueira, who is heading up the ...
ers surrounded the California State Capitol Saturday, calling for Governor Jerry Brown to ban the oil and gas production process known as called “fracking.”
Protest songs went on the attack.
“Hit the road frack, and don’t ...
Thousands of people marched around the State Capitol today in the largest anti-fracking protest
in California.“We’re out here to deliver a message loud and clear to Governor Brown and the legislature, that fracking
is a dirty and ...
Getting arrested for taking part in direct action at Balcombe was the most liberating experience I've ever had. Nothing I've ever done in my life has made me feel so empowered and alive.
Anyone can Google the "List of the Harmed" or look ...
Yesterday, as a key state permit hearing began in downtown Baltimore, MD, activists from every corner of the state and from across the Mid-Atlantic marched to the doorstep of the Public Service Commission to send one clear message to state ...
'Either denial or dither on climate change will damage the country," says Ed Miliband, perhaps going a bit too heavy on the alliteration. The science, he reminds us, is clear, and he wants to somehow rebuild a national consensus. Time, then, for ...
After anti-fracking protest
ors scored an important legal victory at Barton Moss, Manchester Police responded with outright violence and intimidation. The message was clear: 'Never mind the Courts and Judges. We are are the law.'
This is ...
Republican candidates for a post on Texas’ oil and gas regulation board are reluctant to pin earthquakes rocking parts of North Texas on industry practices related to “fracking.”
Residents who have felt dozens of quakes where they used ...
er at an anti-fracking demonstration in Greater Manchester claims he was left "battered and bruised" after being assaulted by police officers.
Sean O'Donnell, who is known as Kris, shot a video of himself being apparently shoved ...
The battle against global warming is being put at risk by far-left extremists in the green movement who are resisting a moderate consensus on issues such as fracking
, the government's independent adviser on climate change has ...
Government moves to persuade councils to support fracking
have been condemned as giving them "contradictory roles" and undermining trust in local government decisions, according to anti-fracking campaigners and an MP whose constituency has a site ...
In the past week, three women super-glued themselves to objects at fracking
test site Barton Moss to protest
the announcement. One of them even dressed up like Where’s Waldo (although, fun fact, they call him Wally over there):
Mary Christina Wood has an unsparing view of the state of environmental protection in the United States today: On a host of fronts -- from climate change, to mountaintop removal mining, to the nationwide fracking
boom -- the federal and state ...
As the wind felled trees, flooded homes and cancelled ferries this week, much of the nation needed little excuse to stay indoors. But for a group of hardy anti-fracking protest
ers camped by the M62 on Barton Moss in Salford, near Manchester, ...
Had Gov. Pat Quinn been home to look out his front window Monday afternoon, he might have witnessed a strange sight: four elves dressed in green smocks and some in red leggings erecting a mock oil drill on the lawn of his Northwest Side ...
Gathered under the banner of Frack Free Greater Manchester, militant activists last week pledged to do everything they could to disrupt the search for new sources of energy.Portraying themselves as representing local opinion, they have ...
ers trying to stop an oil drilling operations in Salford have parked a bus across the site.
The campaigning group Platform said that there were five people locked to the bus, which is reportedly blocking the entrance ...
The pumping of water, sand and chemicals underground at pressure to crack rocks and release gas dominated headlines in 2013. Fracking
for shale gas, even if the process has not actually been producing much energy beyond its homeland in the US, ...
On Friday, two activists with Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance and Cross Timbers Earth First! locked themselves inside a revolving door at the Devon Tower in Oklahoma City, OK in protest
of Devon’s involvement in tar sands extraction and plans ...
ers clashed with police on Friday in demonstrations against shale gas drilling in Greater Manchester and against an application made for the first new well site since the South Downs national park was ...
“Mate,” came the admission of the week so far, “we are getting smashed”. It was delivered by Allan Campbell, the Australian (as you might have guessed) founder of Caudrilla Resources, the leading fracking
firm, who has been described as the ...
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 ...