Today the Queen is expected to announce a change in the trespass laws to allow companies to drill underneath our homes without first seeking our permission. This proposed change in law comes after Greenpeace successfully formed a legal block around a drilling site in Fernhurst forcing Celtique Energie to modify their planning application.  Under… Continue reading Queen To Announce Changes to Trespass Laws
Biomess Awards Ceremony 9 April, 7pm Gibson Hall, 13 Bishopsgate, 3C2N 3BA Biofuelwatch are hosting a Biomess Alternative Award Ceremony outside a Biomass Industry conference in London. The industry want to celebrate their "green" credentials. However a massive push for biofuels is bad news for the environment and is not a solution to our energy… Continue reading Upcoming Events: Biomess Awards Ceremony and Zero Carbon Britain Event
30 March 2014 OId Palace Yard, Westminster 12-3pm Bianca Jagger, Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, will join hundreds of mothers and children at a Mothers Against Fracking rally on Mother’s Day (Sunday 30th March) in London. The event will be held at Old Palace Yard near the House of Lords in Westminster,… Continue reading Mothers Against Fracking to Hold Rally in London
There will be lots of anti-fracking events happening this weekend. On Saturday, there will be the Global Frackdown. The event seeks to highlight the global struggle against fracking and other unconventional gas extraction processes. In London, we will be supporting Young Friends of the Earth in their stunt that will take place in central… Continue reading Massive Anti-Fracking Weekend 19-20 October
In what was a surprising turn of events for Monday's possession order hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice, Justice Lang has postponed the hearing until 8 October. During the hearing, she said that West Sussex County Council's application was flawed as it did not mention that the encampment outside of Cuadrilla's Balcombe site was… Continue reading Balcombe Protection Camp Remains!!
We've received a lot of questions about liftshares for this weekend and we just wanted to clarify a few things. The free shuttle that we provided was on 10 August. We would love to have organised something similar for Reclaim the Power. However we do not currently have the capacity to do so. We will… Continue reading No Balcombe Lift Share 16-18 August
Thought that shale gas companies were focusing only on the North? Well think again! Cuadrilla has announced that they plan to start drilling a test well in Balcombe starting in June where they will be looking for shale oil. Although Balcome parish have promised to not allow any further fracking to take place in their… Continue reading Fracking In London’s Backyard