Monthly archive for December 2017

The World Bank clearly shares our view

From the Guardian Tuesday 12 December 2017 World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration The World Bank will end its financial support for oil and gas exploration within the next two years in response to the growing threat posed by climate change. In

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100 MPs have now signed a pledge to divest their pension from fossil fuels

This is big. 100 MPs including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have now signed the #DivestParliament pledge! In just one year, this campaign has mobilised thousands to pressure their MPs, and built incredible political support. This is truly the result of people power. Email your MP and demand climate action:    

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2017 – Help us build a year in pictures

DrillOrDrop needs your help to find the best images of 2017 that tell the story of fracking and onshore oil and gas.  There have been many memorable images this year. We particularly liked: The line of cows walking in the field in front of the rig at Preston

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Wake up Cycling Call!

An anti-fracking campaigner from Nelson will today arrive at the Preston New Road fracking site, following a 750-mile cycle journey from Southern Spain, raising awareness for a clean energy future without the need for fracking. Leaving with just a bike and a trailer, 50-year-old Simon Peter began

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40+ events in December 2017 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Debate between INEOS and Eckington Against Fracking; Actions opposing Barclays Bank investment in Third Energy; Anti-fracking march in Pickering; Dalai Lama’s monks visit Preston New Road; Council committee meetings; Christmas

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