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A crucial victory

Four years of grassroots campaigning defeated Cuadrilla’s plans to drill for shale gas in Lancashire


Not digging for victory!

6,000 sign petition against new opencast coal mine


Mel Evans, Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

Pluto Press, 2015; 192pp; £12.99


Turn up the heat on rip-off energy companies

Fuel Poverty Action look back at 2014, and forward to 2015!


The year of fracking dangerously

Wales is ready to take on the extreme energy industry, reports Kelvin Mason.


Organising against fracking

Peace News brings together environmental activists for a transatlantic round table


Peace News Round Table: Organising Against Fracking in the UK and the US

Citizens from around the world have demonstrated against powerful governments and industries to say ‘no’ to fracking.

Nant Llesg opencast coalmine protest

'Death of the valley'


Hedd Wyn: 1887-1917

In this centenary year of World War, everyone seems to be looking for stories from that conflict. One that encompasses the tragedy is the story of the Welsh poet Hedd Wyn.