Last autumn I helped organise the Campaign against Climate Change’s Camp Frack in Hesketh Bank. At that time I never expected that a meeting against the imminent threat of fracking in Balcombe, less than 10miles from my home in West Sussex, would be so well publicised or even attended.
Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has come to the UK !
Climate Change is a bizarrely innocuous phrase for the phenomenon it describes. Perhaps that’s part of the problem. It seems to have just burst out of some far-fetched sci-fi movie. Who would think that the entire global environment could be changing, destabilising, irreversibly, all at once and at an accelerating rate ?