EEI research archive for October 2014

Forthcoming: ‘Extreme Energy, ‘Fracking’ and Human Rights: A New Field for Human Rights Impact Assessments?’

Abstract This paper, the first output of an on-going research project of the Extreme Energy Initiative (University of London), explores the potential human rights impacts of the family of extreme energy extraction processes involved in the production of shale gas, … Continue reading

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Ecologist article: Fracking is driving UK civil and political rights violations

Extreme energy in the UK is arousing extreme reactions, write Jess Elliot & Damien Short. On the one side stand citizens committed to preserving the quality of the local and global environment. And against them, a government determined to let … Continue reading

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Full Report: ‘A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing and Other Unconventional Gas Development in the United Kingdom’

The Report is “a preliminary account of the human rights implications of fracking” in the UK and argues that, due to a range of potentially adverse and serious impacts on human health and the environment, “the UK Government has a … Continue reading

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A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing and Other Unconventional Gas Development in the United Kingdom

Bianca Jagger, Founder and Chair of The Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation BJHRF), has released a report on ‘A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing and Other Unconventional Gas Development in the United Kingdom’. It calls on the UK government … Continue reading

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Synopsis of ‘A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing and Other Unconventional Gas Development in the United Kingdom’

  A Synopsis of A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing and Other Unconventional Gas Development in the United Kingdom Commissioned by the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation Co-authored by the Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and … Continue reading

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