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The image of burning police cars played endlessly on the evening news. Television and talk radio blared out reports of "clashes" between police and indigenous protest
ors. Last Thursday in New Brunswick near the Elsipogtog First Nation, we were ...
There is ample evidence from around the world of extreme weather conditions arising from the devastating effects of climate
change. But there is still plenty of denial among those who design and implement environmentally sensitive ...
Post-Balcombe what will the fracking landscape look like? Now that the stage has been set with community resistance and national support will the fracking prospectors be running scared or is the prize too great? Investors think it is; their ...
Caroline Lucas, the Green party MP, has been released on bail after being arrested with dozens of other people for an anti-fracking protest
that she attended because she felt the government "isn't listening" to opposition to the controversial ...
People are left with very little option but to take peaceful, non-violent
Hundreds of activists blockaded the Balcombe oil drilling site in Sussex owned by the fracking company Cuadrilla, as well as its Lichfield ...
As the summer heats up, awareness is quickly escalating across the world as different direct action campaigns target a common denominator: the fossil fuel industry.
Earlier this year, organizers including 350.org launched the Summer Heat ...
You could call it a tale of two countrysides. On one side of the B2036 at Lower Stumble, near the leafy West Sussex village of Balcombe, stands a high, newly erected metal fence guarding the site where Cuadrilla -- Britain's main fracking firm -- ...
At a time when the debate over climate
change is finally gaining post-election traction and hot topics such as fracking and the Keystone XL pipeline have captured public attention, the documentary Bidder 70 is poised to showcase a movement that ...
In the smart new F/X drama “The Americans” about Elizabeth and Phillip, a pair of lovable Soviet sleeper agents living in the DC suburbs during the Reagan-era 1980s, a top Soviet spy tells Elizabeth “the American people have elected a madman as ...
Canada`s police and security agencies think citizens concerned about the environment are threats to national security, and some are under surveillance, documents reveal.
The RCMP, the national police force, and Canada`s spy agency CSIS ...
In front of the White House early Sunday afternoon, a young man deftly scaled a small leafless tree, to the shock and dismay of the older activists around him. One police officer suggested that he come down, which he eventually did - only to be ...
Last November, members of the newly formed direct action group No Dash For Gas were feeling pretty good. They had just completed a week-long occupation of West Burton power station in Nottinghamshire, forced French owners EDF to switch the power ...
In a remote corner of northeast Texas, there are people living in trees because, they say, they’re trying to protect the planet from increased carbon emissions over the next century to help slow climate
change. Challenging this treehouse blockade ...
Perhaps this is a reaction born in part in America's irresponsible inaction on climate
change, but I have come to the view that what's needed now is a massive, in-the-streets citizens protest
– a global Tahrir Square. I fear that governments will ...
It's one of those seeming paradoxes of modern politics: President Obama's record on addressing climate
change has been dangerously inadequate and yet climate
change is one of the fundamental reasons why it is necessary that President Obama be ...
It is such a novel and imaginative idea, and John Sauven mentions it so casually, that it takes a few moments for it to sink in: his organisation wants to build a wall around the North Pole.
Not a literal wall of course, on the floating ...
Melting Arctic sea ice: Alaska-sized polar bear habitat disappears Mapping the whalers: Sea ice study goes beyond the numbers Reimagining the Arctic
Tim DeChristopher was sentenced July 26, 2011, to two years in federal prison and given ...
Youth from across western Canada are learning how to combat climate
change at a camp west of Edmonton.
The three-day camp is part of a national program created by the Canadian Youth Climate
Coalition, which teaches kids how to develop ...
Arctic on the line: oil industry versus Greenpeace at the top of the worldNot long ago such an image would have been impossible, but here polar bears meet a US attack submarine. At the top of the world sits a lone region of shifting sea ...
After five years of camps, composting toilets, vegan curry and run-ins with the police, Climate
Camp is calling it a day.
There will be no camp for the climate
activists this year and the loose-knit organisation will be disbanded in ...
If reports are true that undercover police officer Mark Kennedy is planning to sell the book rights to his story, it will be the latest in a well-established genre in tales of espionage sponsored by the British state. Kennedy's split loyalties, ...
The tattooed environmentalist, known to fellow activists as "Flash" because of his supply of ready money, had a secret -- he was an undercover policeman who had spent years infiltrating the movement.
At some point, Constable Mark Kennedy ...
Two Danish activists who took part in the Copenhagen climate
demonstrations last December have been found guilty of organising and instigating violence and vandalism, and have both been given four-month suspended sentences. One of the three ...
This weekend, Royal Bank of Scotland is facing its biggest protest
s in a long history of protest
s. Environmental groups and hundreds of climate protest
ers are camped on the lawn at RBS's Gogarburn headquarters, on the outskirts of ...
er managed to breach security at the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland by making an appointment to speak to an adviser and then glued herself to a desk.The woman dressed in bank worker-style clothes to ...