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Created 05/25/2015 - 16:16 Article
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In order to frack, companies bring in heavy equipment to carry out the drilling and extraction processes.  Truck traffic day and night wears down local roads and creates enormous air and noise poll
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:19 Article
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There are no laws and no limits on emissions from burning fossil fuels.  There is no law against flaring or methane leakage.  Methane, the principal component of natural gas, is a far more potent g
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:24 Article
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In arguing against fracking, it is important to debunk the myth that the U.S.
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:36 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Heinberg, Richard, Snake Oil:  How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils our Future.  Santa Rosa, CA, Post Carbon Institute, 2013.  Richard Heinberg is a senior fellow at the Pos
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:39 Article
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Clean Water Act of 1972 –  national legislation which established the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards f
Created 12/30/2014 - 16:56 Article
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"It would go a long way to caution and direct people in their use of the world, that they were better studied and knowing in the Creation of it.
Created 03/18/2013 - 10:03 Article
updated: 6 years 1 month
QEW's involvement in the United Nations goes back to its participation as a non-govern
Created 03/21/2013 - 14:06 Article
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The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) serves as a Quaker presence at the United Nations (UN), representing Friends’ concerns at the international level, with of
Created 03/21/2013 - 14:23 Article
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Founded in 1931, Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) addresses the peace and social concerns of Canadian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada.
Created 03/21/2013 - 14:16 Article
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The Quaker Institute for the Future has been established as a kind of Quaker think tank “to help generate systematic insight, knowledge
Created 03/18/2013 - 09:55 Article
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From its beginning in 1987, QEW has united with the mission of Friends Committee for National Legislati
Created 03/30/2015 - 20:20 Article
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On February 13 and 14, Friends in many parts of the world participated in Global Divestment Day.
Created 03/30/2015 - 20:25 Article
updated: 6 years 2 months
The UN is like the city on a hill with its ideals gleaming in the sunlight.
Created 03/30/2015 - 20:08 Article
updated: 6 years 2 months
In March, PNC bank announced that they will limit their funding for mountain-top removal coal mining.
Created 03/21/2015 - 19:28 Article
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Minute on Divestment 
Created 03/14/2015 - 14:57 Article
updated: 6 years 3 months
Melissa McLaughlin, a Young Friend studying at Westtown School in Pennsylvania, learned of the
Created 02/15/2015 - 17:54 Article
updated: 6 years 4 months
This December, Jonathan Woolley, the Director of Quaker UN Office (QUNO) Geneva, and I travelled to Lima to attend the latest round of international negotiations held under the UN Framework Convent
Created 02/12/2015 - 20:56 Article
updated: 6 years 4 months
February 13, 2015, Global Divestment Day To Friends Yearly Meetings everywhere, loving greetings.
Created 10/17/2013 - 15:46 Article
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The formulation of minutes and queries is a cherished Friends’ practice, leading us to spiritual growth and clarity.
Created 02/03/2015 - 20:02 Article
updated: 6 years 4 months
Peace and Social Concerns Committee statement regarding the voluntary carbon tax and the goals of peace, racial justice, and economic justice:

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