North West England

North West England

Lancaster Climate Action blockade A.E.Yates, met with violent response

PROTEST: The two campaigners lying in the road

Two anti-fracking campaigners lie down in road to prevent access at AE Yates, Lostock Industrial Estate

Ditch Coal Speaking Tour. The realities of coal mining in Russia. 25th May to 10th June.

Mining is going on a hundred meters away. When they started blasting, all the dust was brought to our vegetable gardens. Vegetables got covered with the coal dust which is impossible to wash out. Now I don‘t want to harm myself by eating anything from this garden,” a resident of Kazas, Siberia, Russia, describes the impact of coal mining.

Upton anti-fracking camp eviction in progress!

12th January 2017 - bailiffs and police have moved in at Upton Community Protection camp, in Cheshire. 

J16 Upton

The government’s grand gesture of ‘closing coal’ is conditional on replacing it with gas. Fracking is a key part of that vision, but it’s meeting with resistance at every step.