Betting on Climate Change

Betting on Climate Change

French banks are still funding what they call “extreme fossil energy” – including shale gas – even though fracking is banned from France!  This is the conclusion of a report from from BankTrack, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, Oil Change International,...
Five years of Shale Gas: Public Health Impacts

Five years of Shale Gas: Public Health Impacts

The evidence is now clear Five years ago, American Journal of Public Health  published an article discussing the potential harm to the environment and human health from horizontal drilling and high volume hydraulic fracturing of shale. At that time the USA were...
“DIRECT RISKS TO HEALTH” – MEDACT REPORT

“DIRECT RISKS TO HEALTH” – MEDACT REPORT

Medact is a medical charity based in London that educates, analyses and campaigns for global health on issues related to conflict, poverty and the environment. On 7th of July Medact released a an updated assessment of the potential health impacts of  unconventional...
Rally outside Stormont on Monday

Rally outside Stormont on Monday

Debate on Permitted Development On Monday 6th at Stormont there will be a Northern Assembly debate on the drilling in Woodburn Forest. Rally in front of Parliament Buildings 5.45 pm for show of solidarity with the Stop the Drill campaign and photo opportunity. The...
Drilling in Antrim – a Disaster!

Drilling in Antrim – a Disaster!

Fracking now a distinct possibility The oil and gas industry now have a foothold in Northern Ireland – Infrastrata has come in under the shelter of “permitted development”, which they obtained by default, and is drilling an exploratory well that could be later used...