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Fracking torpediert Umsetzung des Pariser Klimaschutzabkommens

Gemeinsame Pressemitteilung von DNR, BUND, NABU, Robin Wood, DUH, Umweltinstitut München, PowerShift, Food & Water Europe Fracking-Gesetzespaket tritt in Kraft Fracking torpediert Umsetzung des Pariser Klimaschutzabkommens Berlin, 10. Februar 2017. Am 11. Februar tritt das Fracking-Gesetzespaket der Großen Koalition in Kraft. Der Umweltdachverband Deutscher Naturschutzring (DNR) mit seinen Mitgliedsorganisationen Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland […]

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Citizens Won: Greece’s Water Will Remain in Public Hands

By David Sánchez There is an ongoing struggle in southern Europe, where water privatization is promoted as a way out of the economic crisis. But this summer, a turnaround victory was achieved in Greece: the Council of State ruled against the privatization of Greek public water companies. Citizens have shown, again, that privatization can be […]

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Keep Calm and Ban Fracking: Shale Gas in the UK

By Geert Decock OK, I admit: I had never before heard about the South Downs National Park in England. However, last week, I learned that the planning committee of the park had voted unanimously to turn down an application by shale gas explorer, Celtique Energie, to start drilling and maybe fracking at Fernhurst, a two […]