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  • Climate Camp – South Coast 2011

    Climate Camp – South Coast 2011

    Imagine another world. A world where people matter, where the outstanding issues of the day, climate change, community resilience and workers rights are addressed and we can look forward to a more radical and sustainable future. Visit http://brightonclimateaction.org.uk

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  • Human Cost, Tate Britain Performance (87 minutes), charcoal and sunflower oil 20 April 2011 – First anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster.

    Human Cost, Tate Britain Performance (87 minutes), charcoal and sunflower oil 20 April 2011 – First anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster.

    On the same day, 166 people who work in the arts published a letter in the Guardian calling on Tate to end its sponsorship relationship with BP. “In the year since its catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP has massively ramped up its investment in controversial tar sands extraction in Canada, has been shown to have been a key backer of the Mubarak regime in Egypt, and has attempted to commence drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean.

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  • Happy Birthday Transition Heathrow

    Happy Birthday Transition Heathrow

    On Sunday the 28th of February 2011, community members celebrate the year anniversary of Transition Heathrow and occupation of the site

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  • Redd Road Cancun: Indigenous Resistance to False Solutions

    Redd Road Cancun: Indigenous Resistance to False Solutions

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    Members of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) explain why they went to Cancun, Mexico, to show their opposition to false solutions being negotiated at the the Conference of the Parties 16 of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change. Produced by Praxis Pictures in collaboration with the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) to profile IEN’s RED ROAD mission at COP16. IEN is an environmental and economic justice network, based at the headwaters of the Mississippi

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  • Keep Europe Out of the Tar Sands

    Keep Europe Out of the Tar Sands

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    On the Morning of January the 14th a group of protestors invaded the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and are demanding a meeting with Stephen Green, the new Minister for Trade. Calling themselves the “Big Society Trade Negotiators”, they are concerned that trade negotiations between the EU and Canada, due to start in Brussels on Monday, will dramatically boost Europe’s involvement in the Canadian Tar Sands — the most destructive project on earth.
    Unbeknownst

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  • Living with Tar Sands – Henry Basil

    Living with Tar Sands – Henry Basil

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    In December 2010 You and I Films and The UK Tar Sands visited people and communities affected by the Tar Sands Industry. Henry Basil from the Lutselk’e Community shares his experience of living with the Tar Sands.
    For information about the Tar Sands visit http://www.no-tar-sands.org/

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  • Climate Justice Now – March for Life – #Cop16

    Climate Justice Now – March for Life – #Cop16

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    The March for Life & Climate Justice Now started at La Via Campesina in Cancún and worked it’s way to the 0km mark by the Hotel Zone to honor Lee Hyung Kae the Korean farmer who committed suicide at the police barricades during the Cancun WTO protests in 2003. Along the way people from all over the world spoke of the lie of green capitalism and in support of indigenous rights and solutions to climate

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  • No to the World Bank loans for climate finance

    No to the World Bank loans for climate finance

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    In the run up to the UN climate talks in Cancun in 2010, members of the UK public sent development secretary Andrew Mitchell pound coins. They asked him to give them to the UN Adaptation Fund along with the rest of the UK’s money of climate finance, instead of supporting loans not grants. They refused. So in Cancun, WDM delivered the money themselves

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  • World Bank out of climate finance – Global campaign – Cancun 2010

    World Bank out of climate finance – Global campaign – Cancun 2010

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    World Bank out of climate finance – Global campaign – Cancun 2010

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  • WDM supporters demand that UK climate finance is given to the UN Adaptation Fund

    WDM supporters demand that UK climate finance is given to the UN Adaptation Fund

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    World Development Movement supporters protest outside the Department for International Development demanding that their money should be forwarded to the UN Adaptation Fund.
    Produced by You and I Films http://www.youandifilms.com

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  • Holding Space Tripod Training – Crude Awakening Coryton Oil Refinery Blockade

    Holding Space Tripod Training – Crude Awakening Coryton Oil Refinery Blockade

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    Hundreds of demonstrators stopped 375,000 gallons of fuel from leaving a depot after blockading the road to an oil refinery.
    Police were forced to close the road after 100′s of protesters created several blockades using Tripods – a tool that is sprouting up across the world and successfully used to block the only road route to the refinary.
    This years must have for holding space is the Bamboo Tripod demonstrated by the cheeky monkeys
    http://www.youandifilms.com
    http://tripodtraining.org

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  • Crude Awakening – Coryton Oil Blockade

    Crude Awakening – Coryton Oil Blockade

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    Hundreds of demonstrators have stopped 375,000 gallons of fuel from leaving a depot after blockading the road to an oil refinery.
    Police were forced to close the road after 100′s of protesters created several blockades along the only road route to the refinary.
    One block of 12 women handcuffed themselves to lorries parked to deliberately block the main road leading to the Coryton refinery in Essex.
    Demonstrators  stopped traffic getting to and from the site, which exacerbates climate change.
    http://www.youandifilms.com
    A Crude Awakening for the

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  • Nick Clegg Getting Hard on Climate Change – Climate Rush

    Nick Clegg Getting Hard on Climate Change – Climate Rush

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    Climate Rush present Nick Clegg with a large dose of Climate Viagra.
    Seven activists from the environmental group Climate Rush  went to Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Putney home at 6.00am this morning to offer him a human-size paper-Mache ‘Climate Viagra’ . At 6.30 police questioned the activists and asked them to leave the area.
    On the morning before the Liberal Democrats party conference, Climate Rush had painted across the ‘pill’: ‘Get hard on climate change’.  On the

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  • Crude (2010) – Oil Painting Protest over BP sponsorship in Tate Modern Turbine Hall Liberate Tate calls for footprint of art museum to be free from Big Oil

    Crude (2010) – Oil Painting Protest over BP sponsorship in Tate Modern Turbine Hall Liberate Tate calls for footprint of art museum to be free from Big Oil

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    Oil Painting Protest over BP sponsorship in Tate Modern Turbine Hall
    Liberate Tate calls for footprint of art museum to be free from Big Oil
    Tuesday (14 September) art activists from Liberate Tate staged a guerrilla art intervention in Tate Modern, covering the floor of the iconic Turbine Hall with dozens of litres of oil paint in protest at the museum taking sponsorship from BP.
    The flash mob-style event was staged a day before a Tate Board of Trustees

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  • Crude Awakening – Get Over it

    Crude Awakening – Get Over it

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    Ten targets
    One thousand people
    One crude awakening
    Floods in Pakistan – Drought in Russia – Huge glaciers breaking up in Greenland
    Our climate system is rapidly sliding into crisis, as oil companies destroy people’s lives and the environment to keep sucking up their profits.
    Oil saturates every aspect of our lives. Oil profits lubricate the financial markets and its sponsorship clings like a bad smell to our cultural institutions. It flows through pipelines to the pumps, airports and factories of our cities.
    The failure of

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  • Tree Mageddon

    Tree Mageddon

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    Trees Have Rights too

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  • Oily Gaga

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    Outside the historic RBS branch at St Andrews Square in Edinburgh, Climate Campers perform “Oily Gaga” in protest over RBS’s dirty investments in TarSands projects.The protestor attempt to open a bank account but for some reason the branch is closed

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  • RiBS the Trojan Pig makes a mess at Cairn Energy

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    Climate Camp activists cause ‘oil’ spill outside Cairn Energy
    An ‘oil’ spill was caused outside the offices of Cairn Energy in central Edinburgh this morning. Activists targeted the Scottish energy company because it used public money from RBS to help it start drilling for oil off the coast of Greenland last month.
    The activists who met at the Climate Camp carried a two metre long pig(gy bank) branded with the RBS logo filled with 60 litres of an oil like substance towards

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  • Raising a Ruckuss – Climate Camp vs RBS Day 2

    Raising a Ruckuss – Climate Camp vs RBS Day 2

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    We’ve set up camp right next to the Royal Bank of Scotland Global HQ!
    Join us for a week of living sustainably, educating ourselves, taking direct action & building a climate justice movement.
    http://www.climatecamp.org.uk

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  • Climate Camp vs RBS – We’ve arrived

    Climate Camp vs RBS – We’ve arrived

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    We’ve set up camp right next to the Royal Bank of Scotland Global HQ!
    Join us for a week of living sustainably, educating ourselves, taking direct action & building a climate justice movement.
    http://www.climatecamp.org.uk
    Images can be downloaded here, If used please credit Amelia Gregory
    http://picasaweb.google.com/felixgonzales/ClimateCampSaturdayImages#

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  • Reclaim Power – 6min edit for KINO film screening

    Reclaim Power – 6min edit for KINO film screening

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    On the 16th December 2009 people united in Copenhagen to demonstrate about Climate Change and at the start of the high-level ministerial phase of the two-week summit, the movements for global justice attempt a take over of the conference for a day and transform it into a Peoples Assembly.
    The goal was to disrupt the sessions and open a space inside the UN area to hold the Assembly. The assembly will give a voice to those who are not being heard,

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  • Break the Bank – Camp for Climate Action 2010

    Break the Bank – Camp for Climate Action 2010

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    Camp for Climate Action 2010
    Break the Bank!
    Edinburgh
    Four days of training and direct action: 21st–24th August
    The Camp for Climate Action is a grassroots movement taking direct action against the root causes of climate change. We’ve already had major successes with Heathrow’s third runway and E.ON’s plans for a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth.
    This year we’re targeting the Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the world’s largest investor in oil, gas and coal.
    Last year RBS

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  • Save Canada

    Save Canada

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    On the 1st of July, Canada Day we asked visitors and Canadians, “What is beautiful about Canada?” Canadians responded with pride commenting on the natural and seemingly unspoilt beauty of their homeland but were shocked and surprised at the reality and destructive nature of the Tar Sands project. It seems that the Tar Sands  Lobbyists have hidden the truth about the ecological impacts and so we urge Canadians to review their understanding of the

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  • Licence to Spill – FULL REPORT

    Licence to Spill – FULL REPORT

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    LIBERATE TATE COMMUNIQUE #2
    It was us and it was art!
    Last night (28 June), as the Tate celebrated 20 years of BP ‘support’ for British Art with a Summer Party, Liberate Tate disrupted the proceedings inside and out by pouring hundreds of litres of ‘oil’(molasses) and scattering thousands of feathers as the UK’s celebrity glitterati watched on in fascination.
    Sipping Pimms and gobbling canapés many of the guests expressed confusion at whether these striking actions were ‘art’ or not. Despite inaccurate reporting

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