Ken Montague, Trade Union Group of Campaign against Climate Change, spoke to the Trades Council about ‘Fracking’ which has seen widespread use – and protest – in the US and is beginning to be used in the UK. Fracking is a technique for extracting gas from the ground by drilling into pockets of the gas and pumping high-pressure water deep into the ground to drive the gas out. As well as the climate impact of increased use of fossil fuels, we heard of local impacts such as:
See below for a call for submissions by 28 February 2014 from Zita Holbourne, member of the TUC Race Relations Committee:
I am curating an art exhibition in April which is hosted by the TUC Race Relations Committee. Please see details below and pass on to your networks and individuals who you think may be interested in participating.