DEMO: Gosport and Fareham Friends of the Earth members Norman Pasley, Nigel Tay and John Vivian.
Published in the Portsmouth News on 10th December 2013
by Kimberley Barber
A DEMONSTRATION saw scores of postcards sent to the county council calling on it not to allow fracking in Hampshire.
Gosport and Fareham Friends of the Earth held the protest in West Street, Fareham. Member Norman Pasley said: ‘We don’t need fracking for many reasons. It adds to climate change, uses vast amounts of water, risks polluting air and groundwater and it could delay investment in renewable energy.’
Published on the BusinessGreen website on Saturday 23rd November 2013
By James Murray, Jessica Shankleman
Agreement reached on loss and damage mechanism, despite opposition from developing nations
The Warsaw Summit closed with an agreement late on Saturday evening, after a last-ditch deal was reached on plans for a loss and damage mechanism designed to help developing nations cope with climate change impacts.
Forty-eight hours of tense negotiations including a stand-off between the US and developing nations culminated in a compromise deal that set out a timeline for discussions in the run up to the Paris Summit in 2015 and commits countries to a new loss and damage mechanism.
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