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Frack Fighters Lock the Gate

08.08.13

In case you’ve been sleeping, Balcombe is the once quiet West Sussex village now at the mercy of thirsty frackers Cuadrilla, the American oil and gas exploration company hoping to profit hugely from George Osborne’s much talked up ‘shale gas revolution’. They caused an earthquake drilling near Blackpool in Lancashire last year. All this Government gassing and oil-driven […]

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Climate Rush visits Peter Lilley

15.12.12

We wanted to speak to Peter Lilley and his constituents about climate change and challenge this oil-loving MP’s skulduggery in attempting to weaken the 2008 Climate Act, uncovered in the recent Energygate Scandal. As newly appointed member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Lilley was recorded by an undercover Greenpeace investigation talking of getting the government “off the […]

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SWAT bulletin 7th December 2012

07.12.12

  1. Osborne: Still dashing for gas It was announced this week that our dear friend Gideon George will approve 30 new gas powered stations to be built in the UK. This is disastrous in terms of reaching our climate targets. We cannot hope to achieve zero carb on emissions by 2030 (which we desperately […]

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SWAT bulletin 28th November 2012

28.11.12

  1. Energy Bill published today As was to be expected with the government’s new Energy Bill there is a lot of confusion – both in the way the media is portraying the figures to the public as well as, for green campaigners, what the bill will do in tangible terms for a comprehensive move […]

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No Dash for Gas tell Osborne gas is not the answer

12.11.12

  The balloons used were biodegradable, like the last action we did at the Conservative Party Conference in October. Fantastically, the green movement has been re-energized over the issue of gas within this country and abroad. With energy costs escalating, as they were bound to do with fossil fuels becoming increasingly costly to extract, the […]

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