Gas mining

John Butler's Revolution

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Visiting the Kimberley for our travel feature in the latest Feb/March '13 issue, we saw rare beauty under industrial threat. John Butler shared this powerful impromtu performance by the campfire while protesting against the gas plant at James Price Point.


Lock The Gate Alliance

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Standing up for landholders, farmers and anyone interested in the effects of the Coal Seam Gas industry on our society and the environment, Lock the Gate are gathering strong community support.

The Fracking Song

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

In America, natural gas stored in deep shale is being fracked, which has led to some people being able to light the water coming out of their taps on fire. In Australia, coal seam gas is now being extracted in Queensland and New South Wales, but only about five per cent of the wells in Australia are currently fracked. Deep shale gas deposits are known to exist in South Australia.


The undercover fox

Monday, 23 May 2011

Upon uncovering the devastating impacts of mining for natural gas while researching his new documentary 'GasLand', Josh Fox is a man on an ongoing mission.

Get informed about gas mining with Costa Georgiadis

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Costa Georgiadis travelled to Tara in Central Queensland to discover how devastating so called 'green' coal seam gas mining can be on the natural environment.

Gas creates a stink

Friday, 19 August 2011

We are now seeing a clash between food security, environmental risks and energy security in a low carbon world. There are no easy answers. Gas, so much cleaner than coal, could be providing a quarter of the world's energy within 20 years and Australia, with over 100 years' worth of coal seam gas ready to be piped to the surface, is in a great position. But coal seam gas is raising a real stink in Australia with concerns being raised by farmers and environmentalists.

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