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The legal status of fracking worldwide: An environmental law and human rights perspective.

Author: Héctor Herrera[1],[2] This article explains the environmental law and human rights perspectives applicable to the legal situation of hydraulic fracturing of unconventional hydrocarbons (fracking). Then, considering these perspectives, it reviews the legal situation of fracking worldwide. In some cases, countries, and territories that have banned or declared a moratorium on fracking have chosen to […]

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Open letter from UK academics: The harsh sentencing of anti-fracking campaigners sets a dangerous precedent

[This letter was originally titled ‘Open letter from University of Sussex academics: The harsh sentencing of anti-fracking campaigners sets a dangerous precedent’. Although signers from other organisations have always been welcome, given the overwhelming support, we have officially opened it up to academics from across the country (and international allies) who wish to express their […]

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PPT Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change

Spring Creek Project at Oregon State University will co-host the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change from May 14 to 18, 2018. The panel of judges of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal will be asked to provide an advisory opinion on four central questions: Under what circumstances do fracking and other unconventional oil and gas extraction techniques […]