Opponents of shale gas have welcomed the refusal by Nottinghamshire County Council of an application by IGas for more time at its exploratory drilling site at Misson Springs. More details here.
More than 700 environmental organisations, climate campaigners, physicians and community groups are asking Ireland to introduce a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly to ban fracking.
Two cyclists have begun a 1,000 mile ride to Spain in a campaign to stop oil extraction at Horse Hill in Surrey.
In this guest post, Ann Stewart, of Weald Action Group, argues that IGas plans to produce hydrogen from fossil fuels in Surrey appear to be an attempt to greenwash continued extraction of unabated methane. She says the schemes, if approved, would lock the county into decades of emissions […]
BP’s Hamble oil terminal near Southampton has been blocked by Extinction Rebellion climate campaigners
BP’s emission targets are “too little too late” for the climate, said anti-fracking campaigners protesting against the company in London this morning.
The campaign organisation, Extinction Rebellion, is targeting workers in the oil and gas industry to persuade them to blow the whistle on corporate greenwash.
Anti-fracking campaigners posted adverts targeting the shale gas industry in more than 100 bus shelters in a dozen European cities today.
Tributes have been paid to the opponent of fracking, Ian R Crane, who died last week (25/2/2021) after a long illness.
The Environment Agency is being urged to oppose oil drilling plans on the Isle of Wight after its leader said “fast thinking” was needed to tackle climate change.