Pembrokeshire Friends of the Earth AGM
Thursday 18th January, 6.45pm,
Seminar Room, Bloomfield, Narberth
Followed by refreshments and at 7.30pm a showing of
COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret
Owing to a clash with a Jazz evening at Queens Hall Narberth, which we know many of you would like to go to including some of the committee.
We have postponed the AGM until after Christmas.
It will now be held on Thursday 18th January see below for details
The fight against fracking goes on.
Keep fracking out of Cheshire
IGas want to test their existing well at Ellesmere Port for shale gas. We now have a simple online action to lodge your objection – check it out here and please consider taking two minutes to object.
IGas also announced plans to drill and frack at Ince Marshes in Cheshire. Fantastic local campaigners Frack Free Frodsham and Helsby have vowed to fight the plans. We’ll be keeping our eye on developments and the forthcoming planning application.
Neil Jordan has worked as a gardener for many years. In these two articles, Building Soil with Carbon Dioxide and Working with Woody Heaps, he explains the value of composting and introducing carbon into our soils.
Following today’s announcement of new subsidies for renewable electricity  – called Contracts for Difference  – environmental campaign group Biofuelwatch  denounces a subsidies award for a large new biomass power station in Grangemouth, warning that this will fuel more forest destruction, more carbon emissions, and more air pollution.
Chris Jessop recently wrote to the Guardian to outline why Hinkley Point represents such a bad deal for the consumer and the environment.