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How will fracking, climate, pollution affect my constituency?

How will fracking, climate, pollution affect my constituency?

This interactive map below features the climate, fracking and environmental issues in your constituency with a breakdown below of where candidates stand on these issues. With the general election upon us, these are the constituencies where candidates’ positions on fracking, energy, air pollution, airport expansion and climate change issues could be decisive if you are ...

Yorkshire Sacrificed to Fracking

Yorkshire Sacrificed to Fracking

“Fossil fuels are so inherently dirty and toxic, that they require sacrificial people and sacrificial places, they always have.” These are the words of environmental activist Naomi Klein, delivering the Edward Said lecture in London earlier this month. As if following her cue, yesterday an alliance of fossil fuel politicians and ...

Global Warming Is Good For The Economy

Global Warming Is Good For The Economy

Global warming is spiralling out of control at the same time as our politicians try to figure out the best way to “maximise the economic recovery of oil and gas”. These aren’t just regular politicians doing this, these are politicians on the Energy and Climate Change Committee. Yesterday in parliament, fossil ...