Latin American parliamentarians launch the Latin American Coalition Against Fracking
Representatives of the Latin American Parliament, church leaders and civil society, launched this Monday the Latin American Coalition Against Fracking for Water, Climate and Sustainable Agriculture, marking the beginning of a common agenda for the prohibition of the unconventional method of shale gas exploration by hydraulic fracturing – fracking – across the continent. The Coalition is an initiative that will expand the efforts of COESUS – Coalition No Fracking Brazil for Climate, Water and Life across the region. The launch took place during an event titled “The Dangers of Fracking in Latin America”, organized by 350.org together with the Uruguayan Parliament the Legislative Palace in the Uruguayan capital as part of the parallel program of the Euro-Latin-American Assembly (Eurolat). ….