Category Archives: activism

Tim DeChristopher found guilty

The Guardian, March 4 2011 An environmental activist was on Thursday found guilty on two felony charges after he disrupted a government auction of land for oil and gas exploration. Tim DeChristopher’s sentence will be decided on 23 June but … Continue reading

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Row over RBS sponsorship of “Climate Week”

The Guardian, March 3 2011 Climate Week is coming. If that means nothing to you, how do you fancy a “supercharged national occasion that offers an annual renewal of our ambition and confidence to combat climate change”? Still not clear? … Continue reading

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Tim DeChristopher on trial for monkeywrenching oil auction

The Guardian, February 28 2011 The trial has begun of a US activist accused of sabotaging an oil and gas land auction by bidding $1.7m (£1.05m) for land parcels that he could not pay for. Tim DeChristopher, whose case has … Continue reading

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Police use CS spray on protesters

The Guardian, February 2 2011 When UK Uncut protesters were sprayed with CS spray on Sunday they were shocked and angry. Up to that point, the protest had been largely marked by good humour and calm – one protester had … Continue reading

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The Guardian, January 31 2011 Trade talks between Europe and Canada could leave the door open to companies suing states for losses incurred by efforts to fight climate change, campaigners claimed today. The warning, backed by an MEP and a … Continue reading

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Interesting power struggles in Europe. No really…

The Guardian, January 24 2011 Protesters blockaded the main entrance of New Scotland Yard in London this morning in a demonstration against undercover police officers having sex with members of groups they infiltrate. The protest followed claims that undercover officers … Continue reading

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Danish police were wrong says court

The Guardian, December 16 2010 Danish police have been ordered to pay tens of thousands of pounds compensation to hundreds of climate protesters, after a court ruling today. The unprecedented ruling coincides with the release of an audio recording from … Continue reading

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Copenhagen protesters acquitted

part of this story appeared in the Guardian, August 31, 2010 The two protesters on trial in Copenhagen for terrorism-related offences during the environment summit last December have both been cleared. Of the nearly 2000 people arrested, a small number … Continue reading

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Where is everyone?

I’ve just been watching a film of the Climate Camp taking place up in Edinburgh at the moment, and the main question which it raises is… where the hell is everyone? (The film was on the Climate Camp website but … Continue reading

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Love this

Tom Scott decided he was fed up with newspapers not including warnings about sloppy journalism and unchecked facts so he helpfully designed these stickers. I’m not sure how much of my work would have to be stickered. There has definitely … Continue reading

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