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Energy source tug o’war

Local residents staged a ‘Climate Tug Of War’ in the town centre, urging Hastings Borough Council to divest from oil, coal and gas investments and choose renewable, sustainable alternatives. The Tug Of War, between fossil fuel industries and the earth’s climate, was part of a new local campaign, Fossil Free Hastings, which aims to get East Sussex County Council (ESCC) to divest its £172 million of investments in the oil, coal and gas industries [1]. Here’s a report from Fossil Free Hastings.

Balcombe protest Photo Zelly Restorick

Fracking, fossil fuels and the future

There’s a new anti-fracking/pro-renewables group of local creatives called ‘Don’t Frack With Sussex’, who are carrying out creative actions in the run up to the Paris Climate Change talks. Posted by HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

An offshore drilling rig. Councils are heavily invested in the oil and gas industry (photo: Erik Christensen/Wikimedia Commons).

Ditch fossil fuel investments, Greens tell ESCC

Local Greens are calling on East Sussex County Council (ESCC) to join the battle against climate change by moving its pension fund investments out of the fossil fuel industry. Nick Terdre reports.

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