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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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