Updated supporter briefing on shale gas fracking and coalbed methane. The briefing gives an overview of what fracking and unconventional gas are, and highlights some of the environmental, climate change and health impacts.
The election of Donald Trump is a frightening lurch towards intolerance. Friends of the Earth stand in solidarity with people who woke up on November 9th feeling fearful for their future. We will work with people in the USA and here to build an alternative to Mr Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric of hate and intolerance.
Authors: Brandon Wu (ActionAid USA), Dr. Anne Schiffer (Friends of the Earth Scotland), Bridget Burns (Women's Environment & Development Organization)
Published September, 2016
The world is in the grips of a climate crisis driven by greenhouse gas emissions, of which the largest single source is the energy sector.