Will fracking bring the soldiers home?

Advocates of high volume, slick water horizontal hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking, often champion the catchphrase: “Drill a well, bring a soldier home!” This can be found on placards held by pro-frackers at demonstrations and on billboards across the United States. You can buy T-shirts and bumper stickers on eBay that picture a gun-toting soldier with the same slogan. After all, natural gas is supposedly “Clean, Abundant, American!” But fracking will not accomplish what they expect. Only a genuine peace would do that. Furthermore, the image of fracking as green, inevitable, and necessary is fictitious. Fracking is itself a form of ecological warfare. It is the epitome of violence against nature, which includes all of us….more

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On Sept 19, 2023 ahead of the Climate Ambition Summit in New York City, climate activists gathered for a rally and civil disobedience outside Bank of America Tower in Midtown Manhattan as part of the March to End Fossil Fuels wave of actions resulting in multiple arrests. Activists demand Bank of America to “Defund Climate Chaos and Defend Human Rights” Photo: Erik McGregor (CC BY-NC 2.0 Deed)

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