BREAKING: Fracking Banned in the United Kingdom

Fracking is too bad even for Boris; US political leaders must follow suit

The Guardian is reporting tomorrow that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a formal, immediate ban on fracking.

EU Commission Backs 55 Controversial New Fossil Fuel Projects

Brussels, 31 October 2019 – In one of the last acts of President Juncker’s administration, the European Commission has today backed 55 new climate-damaging fossil fuel projects, as part of a list of priority energy projects [1] – a move that flies in the face of the climate emergency say Friends of the Earth Europe […]

Breaking: Justification for Controversial Shannon Fracked Gas Terminal Eviscerated at European Commission Meeting Yesterday

On Thursday, October 17, it was revealed at a European Commission meeting that the US fracked gas Shannon LNG import terminal is on the European Projects of Common Interest (PCI) list, without assessing climate or sustainability impacts. Two other gas projects connected to Shannon LNG were shown to be taken off the list.


EU Gas Mapping

****  28 info sheets with all you need to know about gas in the EU Member States  **** >>> click on the flag to open the fact sheet for the country you want to know more about <<<    You can find the Factsheet for Portugal translated in to Portuguese here.

On the Eve of Global Climate Strikes and Summit, Celebrities, Advocates and Grassroots Groups Call on UN to Endorse Worldwide Fracking Ban

On the eve of international youth-led climate strikes and next week’s United Nations Climate Change Summit, nearly 460 grassroots groups, faith communities, celebrities, activists and organizations from across the world are calling on the United Nations to endorse a worldwide ban on fracking.

Devil-masked’ international campaigners to protest Ineos sponsorship of cycling team during Stage 8 of Tour of Britain.

On Saturday 14th September local group Frack Free Greater Manchester will combine with national and international campaigners to protest sponsorship of the UK based cycling team by Ineos a major UK fracking and chemical engineering company and Europe’s  biggest producer of virgin plastics. Protesters will wear devil masks with the counterfeit of the owner of Ineos, controversial billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, to highlight the “true face” of the Team Ineos sponsor.

Broad International Opposition to Petrochemical Giant Ineos’ Expansion Plans

Movement seeks to stop #Fracking4Plastics Antwerp expansion: A new expansion plan championed by petrochemical company Ineos, which would further deepen the environmentally disastrous connection between the plastics industry and the US fracking boom, is drawing international opposition.

Food & Water Europe Activists Arrested at Tour de France in Violation of Basic Civil Rights

Brussels — On Thursday, July 4, Food & Water Europe’s policy advisor Andy Gheorghiu and campaigns intern Eilidh Robb were arrested at the Tour de France and detained for over four hours for exercising their right to freedom of speech.

Over 700 New U.S. Facilities Will Support Trump’s Energy Dominance Via Freedom Gas

Food & Water Watch’s report The Fracking Endgame: Locked Into Plastic, Pollution and Climate Chaos is the first survey of the extent to which the oil and gas industry, the petrochemical industry, and the electric power industry in the U.S. are building out fracked gas infrastructure to export liquefied natural gas (LNG), manufacture more plastics, and build gas-fired power plants.

PCI Consultation

112 new fossil gas projects? No thanks!   **** THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION IS CLOSED – THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT ****   ***********     Tell the EU-Commission what you think about their gas priority list NOW! Each year, the European Commission creates a list of gas infrastructure projects which are given the title of […]