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Media Release re PPT

The International Steering group for the Permanent People’s Tribunal into Human Rights impact into unconventional gas have released the following Media Release. An International Tribunal on Human Rights and Fracking The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal will hear testimony from around the world to make a judgement on whether the effects of hydraulic fracturing have breached human…
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Benedict Coyne (ALHR) Supports Tribunal

The National President of the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, Benedict Coyne has posted a video to the web page supporting the Tribunal and discussion the human rights impacts of unconventional gas. See the media release below, and go to the Introduction page to view the video. 171220 ALHR CSG human rights tribunal release (1)

Website Launched

During the week of May 14-18, 2018, the unconventional gas industry – CSG, fracking – goes on trial for its impact on our human rights to health, life, safe and sustainable environment, water, privacy, property, information, free and informed consent, and participation.   During that week the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on the Human Rights…
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Tribunal contributions from other Countries to date

The following are links to Facebook pages that host video recordings of two tribunal contributions that have occurred recently. VA-Peoples-Tribunal-on-Human-Rights-Environmental-Justice-and-Fracked-Gas Torch Can Do

Sisters of Mercy – UN Address

UN Human Rights discussion on Fracking and the Chinchilla region of QLD, Australia. Video uploaded by Lock the Gate Alliance: The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas (Joint Statement), presentation by Mr. Budi Tjahjono, at the 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council (29 February to 24 March 2016), can be viewed on the UN…
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The Human Rights Implications of Fracking: A View from the UK | by Evadné Grant

Read this article on the Center for Humans and Nature’s page:

Pacific Climate Warriors and global activists demand an end to fossil fuels

Nov 5: End the Age of Fossil Fuels Yesterday, on the eve of the UN Climate Talks, the Pacific Climate Warriors and activists from around the world used their bodies, their culture and their spirits to demand an end to the era of fossil fuels. Thank you 350 Pacific and Ende Gelände for your incredible…
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COP23 Fossil of the Day to Australia

Pacific Island Represent just presented Australia with the Fossil of the Day award at #COP23 for trying to give almost a billion dollars of taxpayer money to the Adani coal mine. To keep global warming below 1.5 degrees, we can’t burn any new fossil fuels, so why is the Australian Government trying to open up…
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Can the climate afford Europe’s gas addiction?

7 November 2017 – Friends of the Earth Europe commissioned a team of climate change scientists to determine how much gas Europe can afford to use in its future energy mix. Read the full story and access the report at: