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MEPs putting the brakes on fracking in Europe

By Geraldine Ring from Fracking Free Ireland (Brussels) The European Parliament’s Environment Committee took on board concerns from their constituents on July 11 by voting in favour of an amendment to the …

Don’t frack the Basque Country! (conflicts around gas extraction by fracking)

By Leire Urkidi. Leave the gas under the grass or in Basque: Utzi bakean, ta gasa lurrean! The plans started in 2006 but it was not until October 2011 when the president …

Unconventional oil and gas: signs of a system in crisis

The mid-term fate of which fuel will drive Europe might be decided by an answer to this very simple question: are the French and Bulgarian victories in the fights against …