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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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  • OBJECT Comedy Night Fundraiser

    OBJECT Comedy Night Fundraiser

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    On Wednesday the 19th of May OBJECT held a comedy fundraiser at the Comedy Pub in Piccadilly and featured acts from :
    Kate Smurthwaite
    Helen Keen
    Miriam Elia
    Jessica Fostekew
    Shelley Cooper
    Ruby Basara
    OBJECT challenges ‘sex object culture’ — the ever increasing sexual objectification of women in the media and popular culture through lads’ mags, advertising or lap dancing clubs.
    http://www.object.org.uk/

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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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  • Bloody Oil – Drum Em Out

    Bloody Oil – Drum Em Out

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    On Monday the 21st June 2010 In protest over The World National Oil Companies Congress protester marched from London’s Tate Modern to the Grange St Paul’s Hotel where In the middle of the death and destruction sown by oil companies all over the world, the industry’s “greatest minds” gathered together to celebrate and plan more carnage.
    A people’s court was held outside the conference venue, where, in co-ordination with ADIEYIEMANFO Movement of Positive Action Networks

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  • Licence to Spill

    Licence to Spill

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    1st July Update – View License to Spill video report here
    http://www.youandifilms.com/2010/06/licence-to-spill-full-report/

    On the evening of the 28th of June at approx 7:15pm, Liberate Tate In protest over BP’s sponsorship of the arts performed a “Solemn” oil like spill at the Tate’s Summer party.
    Dressed in black and veiled the performers carrying black buckets with BP logos spewed molasses over the entrance way as onlookers watched in amazement as the Portland stone floor was consumed by the black oil like mess.
    Feathers were scattered

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  • Greenwash spill at the BP-sponsored National Portrait Gallery

    Greenwash spill at the BP-sponsored National Portrait Gallery

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    Last night at 6.07 PM the London brigade of the Greenwash Guerrillas got a call from a panicked pedestrian outside the National Portrait Gallery. It seemed that the prizegiving ceremony for BP Portrait Award was about to start, and toxic greenwash had begun to gush uncontrollably from the gallery’s front doors. Arriving on the scene, armed with the latest in greenwash detecting equipment and wearing protective biohazard suits, the Guerrillas immediately identified several

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  • You and I Films Screening at Peckham Space

    You and I Films Screening at Peckham Space

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    On Saturday the 19th of June 2010 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm Felix Gonzales from You and I Films will be screening short films and discussions relating to community and environment – did I mention the Popcorn and beer?
    Screening

    Bellenden Road Big Lunch
    Food Junctions
    What Makes Community
    OBJECT – Pyjamas not porn
    Reclaim Power
    Bloody Oil
    Drum em Out

    Peckham Space Gallery
    89 Peckham High Street, SE15 5RS
    http://www.peckhamspace.com/

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  • Shell’s Hell – Party at the Pumps 2

    Shell’s Hell – Party at the Pumps 2

    UK Protestors shut down the Islington based Shell petrol station on the 15th of May 2010 for 5 hours on a sunny Saturday in protest against Shell’s involment in the Canadian Tar Sands project

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  • Bizzare Yourself

    Bizzare Yourself

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    The Bizarre Ball 2010 – the greatest show on earth supports the the Sophie Foundation and raisies awareness to
    Stamp Out Prejudice, Intolerance and Hatred Everywhere
    The Sophie Lancaster Foundation is actively lobbying parliament to drive a change in the hate crime legislation to support and protect subcultures
    Groups that are described as subcultures often include punk rockers, ravers, metalheads, goths, emo and indie. These cultures are largely peaceful by definition, and are more interested in music,

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  • Bloody Oil

    Bloody Oil

    George Poitras, member of Mikisew Cree indigenous First Nation talks about the issues of pollution and cancers

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  • BP don’t pollute our environment, coz your ruining our wildlife

    BP don’t pollute our environment, coz your ruining our wildlife

    100 animal and plant species become extinct

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  • BP hit by nationwide protests over plans to Enter the Tar Sands.

    BP hit by nationwide protests over plans to Enter the Tar Sands.

    On Saturday, 10th April, hundreds of people from London and beyond gathered at the pumps to send a message to

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  • British campaigner urges UN to accept ‘ecocide’ as international crime

    British campaigner urges UN to accept ‘ecocide’ as international crime

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    British campaigner urges UN to accept ‘ecocide’ as international crime
    Proposal to declare mass destruction of ecosystems a crime on a par with genocide launched by lawyer Polly Higgins

    A campaign to declare the mass destruction of ecosystems an international crime against peace – alongside genocide and crimes against humanity – is being launched in the UK.
    The proposal for the United Nations to accept “ecocide” as a fifth “crime against peace”, which could be tried

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