We are a non - party political group intent on providing accurate facts and up-to-date information to our community about fossil fuel extraction
200 square kms of the Isle of Wight are licensed for oil extraction.
We anticipate planning applications to be made to the Isle of Wight Council during 2019 beginning with Arreton.
Isle Of Wight
Isle of Wight Recognised as
UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
A Biosphere is one of the few places where people live alongside and protect their natural landscape and wildlife.
We are one of only 7 areas in the whole of the UK that have been awarded this status.
To read more click HERE.
How can we meet this responsibility if we permit the destruction of our natural environment to create oilfields. Please email your council representative to demand that the IWC rejects all permits for oil wells on the Island.
NOT ONE WELL! CLEAN FIELDS NOT OILFIELDS.
Download and print a poster for your car or window by clicking onthe image below.
Please support the challenge by donating as one of the defendants is representing the Isle of Wight and this injunction will hinder us in opposing proposed oil fields in Arreton
However our MP Bob Seely is not on the list.
Ask Bob Seely to take climate change seriously and to sign the MPs' pledge for divestment of his MP pension fund from all direct and indirect fossil fuel investments
Contact our MP
IOW MP Bob Seely's email is
Article In County Press Friday June 6th 2019
UKOG - Letter to On The Wight
In response to our letter to Landowners - read UKOG's response and read our rebuttal- which sadly has not been posted by On The Wight!
This process is possibly what could be used to drill into the limestone and sandstone reserves of the Arreton Oil Discovery
Next Public Meeting
Working On It!
Write to your local IW Council representative to demand that the Pension Fund Committee divest their pension funds from all fossil fuel related portfolios and invest in renewables.