Tuesday, 22 April 2014

UK - Changes to trespass and property laws to ease fracking progress

The Cameron Government propose to incorporate proposals to change UK trespass laws in the Queen's Speech in order to facilitate widespread fracking. This from the 'Greenest Government Ever'.

Read the BBC report here: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-27110655

With thousands of wells proposed for the UK something surely has to be done to prevent those pesky private land and property owners from obstructing the progress of the coming energy revolution!

Europe - Envisage the scale of things.....................

In the USA, 15,000,000 Americans live within I mile of a frack site with all that means for human health and permanent damage to the environment.

Imagine.

The crass nature of the Oil and Gas Industry

Only slightly off topic. Watch here how the TransCanada Pipeline has caused (and continues to cause) environmental havoc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZThuXogileE

Of course, rest assured that they behave according to an entirely different set of ethical guideleines when it comes to fracking. Yeh.

Friday, 18 April 2014

UK MP Caroline Lucas talks sense on fossil fuels.

UK Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, newly acquitted following dodgy charge of obstruction during the Balcombe protests here talks a great deal of sense on fossil fuels and related matters: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/18/fight-against-fracking-protests-fossil-fuels-government

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Monday, 14 April 2014

Poland - Total pull out

French oil and gas giant Total has pulled out of it's fracking adventure in Poland ( like several similar concerns in recent months )..........................
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/frances-total-drops-shale-gas-exploration-poland

No reason was given. I think we know the answer. Never mind, they are off to frack the UK next.