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Fracking Alternatives - Climate Jobs & Renewable Energy

  • The Anvil WN1 1HE Wigan UK (map)

Meeting hosted by Wigan Left Unity branch open to the wider public, anti-fracking campaigners and especially others on the Left who want to better arm themselves with the arguments necessary to convince others on the subject, and to whom we extend our warmest welcome.  

We will be focusing on both the overwhelming case against fracking which could be heading our way soon if we don't do something about it, and what we might describe as the green socialist alternatives to it, with an emphasis on the proposals of the One Million Climate Jobs report which could create 5,000+ new jobs in our area, help reduce everyone's energy bills, help us achieve our own 100% domestic energy supply, greatly improve our public transport infrastructure, help us fight the threat of climate change and potentially save society £trillions in the process, if not the Earth.

Powerful arguments anyway, that blow the need for fracking even if it was 'safe with knobs on' out of the water. 

But safe and environmentally benign it's certainly not, and more a disaster waiting to happen that recent research in the USA has shown has a far worse effect on the world's climate in terms of overall greenhouse gas emissions than burning coal does.

Find out more at the meeting, which will be in the private room of The Anvil Pub in Dorning Street, Wigan on the corner of the bus station.

Earlier Event: March 3
Flying High to Finish Fracking
Later Event: March 8
Walk the No Fracking Way