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TAKE ACTION NOW! Condemn UK Prime Minister for Encouraging Fracking - ForceChange


Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, UK, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, animals, water )

Cal
- 224 days ago - forcechange.com
David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has recently stymied efforts by the European Union to impose new limitations and safety measures upon hydraulic fracturing.



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Christeen Anderson (471)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:14 am
N&S
 

Ben Oscarsito (345)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:30 am
Done!
 

Ben Oscarsito (345)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:33 am
One more thing; -This is what I say: -.NO fracking anywhere on this tormented Planet of ours!
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:50 am
ty Cal
 

Michela m. (3886)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 6:21 am
S&N
 

Col N. (56)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 6:22 am
Well said Ben - I really hope that people go to sign the EU Parliament Petition against ECOCIDE. Fracking will be stopped and made a crime against nature if we can get this law through - needs a miracle of 999,000 signatures in the next four days though! Come-on everyone... please help.

http://www.endecocide.eu/?lang=en
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:31 am
Done.
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:35 am
IDIOT. Done-thx Cal
 

lee e. (114)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 10:05 am
S+N - thanks Cal - what was I just saying in the last post? :) Didn't get this far! You've got it right Ben! We get so that we believe we're fighting individual fights ie - California, New York, PA, et al - The same with individual cities and nations in Europe, Africa and the list goes on - we must unite as one voice against the corporations that have more money than any single nation among the lot!
 

Howard Crosse (16)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 10:32 am
In the UK we are being 'sold' the idea of fracking on the back of stories of the economic benefits that it has brought in the US, including cuts in energy prices which we are told energy prices are now much lower than in the UK. David Cameron's support for fracking almost certainly is based around the same principle, money. We are due a general election in the UK fairly soon and David Cameron would dearly like to get re-elected (or at least to see his party returned to power), there is little doubt that he sees the money that fracking will bring (including the £100,000 plus 1% of the profits that local communities are being offered in they accepted fracking in their area) will help in his re-election campaign and will help people forget that his government has brought cuts in public services far greater than we have ever seen before.
 

Ondine J. (134)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 1:06 pm
Noted and signed,thanks
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:37 pm
Done
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 3:39 pm
Noted & signed. Thank you, Cal.
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 4:27 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cal.
 

. (0)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:34 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Cal. He should not be doing that.
 

Mike M. (53)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:35 pm
N&S
 

Nimue P. (233)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 7:17 pm
s&N
 

Esther Z. (101)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:39 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Marie W. (65)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:42 pm
S&N
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:47 am
England already suffers severe drought in the summer when watering lawns and gardens can result in heavy fines.Fracking uses a huge amount of fresh water which will only exacerbate the problem.
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:52 am
done
 

Bridget Robertson (106)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 1:45 am
Signed and noted!
 

Sylvie A. (135)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 3:34 am
Notée, signée, partagée. Merci.
 

John S. (301)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 3:38 am
Rising energy bills are a big issue ahead of a 2015 election and Cameron is keen to tap Britain's large resources of shale gas to shore up the country's energy security as its North Sea oil reserves decline. And you have heard of all the problems with high fuel prices in the UK. Rather than worry about flacking, perhaps they should be a push to have them assist greater efforts in energy efficiency. I'm not certain the Energy Performance Certificate wll have that much of an impact. Don't know what the EPC is, probably the wrong article to be commenting on
 

Jay curnow (202)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 4:14 am
S/N & FWD TO FACEBOOK! TY!
 

Sonali G. (0)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 4:18 am
signed and shared
 

linda b. (190)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 5:55 am
Well Cameron would wouldn't he, and all for what, money! he doesn't speak for the general public here in the UK especially up here in Scotland where he was never elected and is loathed. No fracking anywhere, gladly signed thanks Cal.
 

lee e. (114)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 7:24 am
Just to add for the benefit of our friends across the pond, the idea that this fracked gas will prove to be less expensive is proven to be false, at least here in the US, as the natural gas becomes more available there will be greater demand, and expected much higher costs for it, the number of jobs created by this industry has proven to be over estimated, the actual number of prolonged employment is far less, finally the end product of natural gas is apt (depending on where it comes from, since much of it contains far more radon) to be cleaner in usage, however the drilling not only uses 2-10 million gallons of water per well, many of the chemicals used in extraction has been known to leak into water supplies, and the fracking itself releases high amounts of methane, making fracking as dirty as fossil fuels!
 

ewoud k. (73)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 8:17 am
Done, thanks for posting Cal!
 

Autumn S. (147)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 8:19 am
Your signature has been recorded. Please spread the word:
 

John S. (301)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 8:56 am
Interesting point of view Lee, but energy process are high is the UK because of the push for green alternatives. That's not the case in the US, where it's widely noted that the fall in prices has been due to Fracking. It might not be good for environment, but it has controlled cost.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 9:08 am
N&S,Thank you.
 

Marek O. (19)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 9:21 am
Sogned, thanks!
 

Victoria Oakey (108)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 9:26 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 9:45 am
Signed and noted, thanks.
 

Julie E. (345)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 10:22 am
Noted, signed and tweeted.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 10:33 am
signed
 

Aaron Bouchard (127)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 11:17 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Dave C. (214)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:10 pm
done, thanks.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:22 pm
Thank you.
 

Angeles Madrazo (292)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:23 pm
Signed!
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:24 pm
Signed.
 

Dori C. (17)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:47 pm
signed.
 

Arlene C. (126)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:58 pm
Signé
 

Mike H. (220)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 1:03 pm
Signed thank you
 

Arlene Morrison (1)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 1:20 pm
Signed and noted!
A lot of people will not forget the class warfare waged by this government against the poor sick and disabled including those working for low wages whilst he gives tax cuts to the rich and waves through million pound bankers bonuses.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 1:22 pm
My pleasure to sign.
 

norma laborie (32)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 1:31 pm
signed
 

barb horban (46)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 1:52 pm
Signed, noted, shared. This is an insidious was to promote jobs. All it promotes is the destruction of our environment
 

Sheila D. (25)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 2:21 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cal.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 2:37 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Cal
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 3:24 pm
S&n
 

Ellen Kent (0)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 3:55 pm
Signed/Sent
 

A F. (130)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 6:48 pm
done thanks
 

Sherry B. (52)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 7:00 pm
S & N Thanks for sharing Cal. ***NO FRACKING ANYWHERE***
 

Karen Chestney (106)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 8:24 pm
Petition signed and sent to twitter and facebook......Thanks.
 

Dianne D. (457)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 8:47 pm
signed
 

Raman V. (48)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 10:05 pm
signed!
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 10:10 pm
David Cameron - a Judas P.M if ever there was one. The worst British P.M was Tony (Bliar) Blair and Cameron is coming in a close second. He is keen to be the one to change the face of Britain by initiating plans for Islam to become involved in all levels of politics, education, police, military - and so it goes on. He promised the people a referendum on whether or not they would stay in the E.U. The is the SOB that does not keep his promises.........he is in it for self aggrandisement - it is that simple. ....so sad that morons like him can change a country beyond measure - and not for the good. The sooner he is gone and a party like UKIP is in power the better.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 11:18 pm
done
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday January 20, 2014, 12:31 am
noted and signed
 

Inge Bjorkman (137)
Monday January 20, 2014, 2:17 am
Signed

Love
 

Arild Warud (163)
Monday January 20, 2014, 5:59 am
Signed,TY Cal.
 

Ana R (220)
Monday January 20, 2014, 8:13 am
Your signature has been recorded.
 

Rehana VN (0)
Monday January 20, 2014, 9:42 am
Signed. Greedy destroyers!
 

Petra M. (254)
Monday January 20, 2014, 3:07 pm
Done...
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Monday January 20, 2014, 3:43 pm
signed & noted
 
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