Monthly archives: August 2013

Fracking Update – The US inspired by action in UK?

Hi there.

Just an interesting update to the Fracking Debate.



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Bradley Manning nominated for 2013 Nobel Prize sentenced to 25 years in Jail?? Odd??

Does the name Nelson Mandela or others come to mind? On one hand a hero, not easy to get a nomination for the Nobel prize, on the other a 25 year Jail sentence, has the world of high society and politics given in to a weird double standard? seems that […]

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European forests near ‘carbon saturation point’ 1

Since 2005, the amount of atmospheric CO2 absorbed by Europe’s trees has been slowing, researchers report in a new study. Writing in Nature Climate Change, the report said this was a result of a declining volume of trees, deforestation and the impact of natural disturbances. Carbon sinks play a key […]

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Human rights activist Bianca Jagger – No Fracking

Campaigners are continuing to protest plans for exploratory drilling in the village of Balcombe in Sussex, which could lead to the process of fracking to reach oil reserves.

Oil exploration company Cuadrilla wants to drill there but says it will apply for a fracking license if conventional drilling reveals a need for such a technique.

Those opposed to the plans include human rights activist Bianca Jagger.

She said: “It is good to have energy independence, but not at the risk of our environment and beautiful countryside.”

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