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Tom Steyer is a man at odds with himself. He made his fortune by founding a hedge fund with a keen interest in the energy sector, including leading oil, pipeline and mining companies. The firm also gobbled up stock in BP a year after its ...
The energy company EDF has dropped a £5m civil lawsuit against a group of 21 activists who occupied one of its gas-fired power plants for a week in October 2012, in a move described by supporters of the demonstrators as a "humiliating ...
The earth`s rising temperature is mankind`s greatest threat, an environmental expert said yesterday."Climate change is not some future problem but a very present crisis," said Bill McKibben, an author, educator and activist.The ...
The European Union will not bow to pressure to suspend a controversial scheme to charge airlines for their carbon emissions, but is willing to be flexible in finding a solution to a row that threatens to escalate into a full-blown trade ...
maker Airbus joined a chorus of concern that a European scheme to charge airlines for carbon emissions risks triggering a full-blown trade war, with implications for plane
deals and even Europe's crippling sovereign debt ...
Where Highway 99 meets the state capital here, a motorist has choices. He can pivot toward the San Francisco Bay, veer inland to the Nevada border, or ride the flatlands south toward Los Angeles.It's an important junction for any ...
Where Highway 99 meets the state capital here, a motorist has choices. He can pivot toward the San Francisco Bay, veer inland to the Nevada border, or ride the flatlands south toward Los Angeles.
It's an important junction for any ...
Hannah McClure, a student, and Josh Moos, a campaigner for Plane
Stupid, challenged the legality of the "violent" restraint methods used against them at the Camp for Climate
Action in Bishopsgate on April 1 2009.
Today the High Court ...
Manchester Airport climate
ers found guilty after judge says actions not justifiedA judge shot down claims by environmental activists that law-breaking could be justified by the need to fight climate
campaigners who are going on trial at Trafford Magistrates Court after breaching airside security at Manchester Airport last May Six climate
campaigners who are going on trial at Trafford Magistrates Court after breaching airside ...
ers who cut through the fence at Manchester airport and surrounded an aircraft in protest
at emissions actually led to an increase in pollution, a court has heard.
The activists from Plane
Stupid chained their ...
With the recent spate of police aggression, intimidation and infiltration of the environmental movement, the Ecologist asks if these tactics are turning people away from protest
ers are generally not seen as a ...
Twelve female protest
ers have handcuffed themselves to lorries which had been parked to deliberately block the main road leading to an oil refinery.Demonstrators drove the vehicles to the Coryton Oil Refinery in Essex in an attempt to ...
Hundreds of demonstrators have blockaded the road to an oil refinery and claim to have stopped 375,000 gallons of fuel from leaving the depot.
ers, who barricaded the road leading to the Coryton Oil Refinery near ...
A group of women have handcuffed themselves to lorries parked to deliberately block the main road leading to the Coryton refinery in Essex.
Demonstrators drove the vehicles to the refinery in an attempt to stop traffic getting to and ...
An anti-nuclear power protest
in front of the Emsland plant in Lingen, Germany, on Thursday. Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to extend the lifespans of Germany's nuclear plants by 10 to 15 years.German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ...
at the Royal Bank of Scotland by the group Climate
Camp involved activists using Super Glue to attach themselves to bank property.
Climate change protest
is becoming a sticky business in Britain.
Last Thursday, ...
activists who occupied the tarmac at Aberdeen airport in the name of tackling climate
change have each been fined between £300 and £700 after being convicted of breach of the peace.
The nine members of Plane
Stupid, some ...
Nine climate protest
ers who occupied Aberdeen airport did not create any "financial or life-threatening impact" to an emergency air ambulance flight, a court heard yesterday.
ers have been accused of delaying the ...
activists on the asphalt at Aberdeen airport delayed an emergency ambulance flight from taking off, a court heard today.
Nine climate protest
ers are accused of causing a breach of the peace and vandalism after ...
ers breached security and surrounded a jet at Manchester Airport, shutting the airport down for 20 minutes.
ers caused all operations at the airport to be suspended after cutting through perimeter ...
change activists opposed to air travel are travelling to a conference in South America...by plane
Campaigners from Climate
Camp -- who helped blockade Heathrow at the height of the summer holidays in 2007 -- face claims of ...
Most of us enjoyed a good night's sleep last night. A warm bed, soft pillow, that sort of thing. But for the past six months, during the harshest winter in decades, protest
ers against the proposed Mainshill opencast mine in South Lanarkshire have ...
This was supposed to be the transformative moment on global warming, the tipping point when America proved to the world that capitalism has a conscience, that we take the fate of the plane
t seriously. According to the script, Congress would pass ...
An Islamist terrorist caught trying to crash a plane
over Detroit creates a flash of illusory clarity. The decade might have ended with another 9/11. So was George Bush right after all? Is the "global war on terror" the defining struggle of our ...