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Activists threaten to close Heathrow

Activists behind an annual climate change camp today threatened to close down Heathrow in an early sign of direct action aimed at stopping a controversial third runway being built. Leaders of the annual event will meet later this month to ...

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Police charge 49 after Stansted protest

Nearly 50 people have been charged following yesterday’s climate change protests at Stansted airport. Essex police said in a brief statement that 49 people had been charged with aggravated trespass. They, along with several others, have been bailed. It follows ...

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‘Historic’ UK climate laws ushered in

Three laws aimed at fighting climate change come into force in Britain today. by JOEL TAYLOR The legislation provides the world’s first legally binding targets for a country to reduce carbon emissions. Its aim is to cut 1990 greenhouse gas ...

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Climate change demo cost police £6m

The estimated cost of policing a week-long protest against climate change stands at just under £6 million, it has been disclosed. Around £5.9 million has been spent policing the Camp for Climate Action event which was held last month close ...

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VIDEO: Climate Camp 2008

Undercurrents in association with VisionOnTV reported the people who are making a differenece by working together collectively. When large numbers of determined and well-organised people get together they can turn things around, making a historic difference.The climate camp aimed to ...

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Identity Politics in Climate Change Hell

By George Monbiot | If you want a glimpse of how the movement against climate change could crumble faster than a summer snowflake, read Ewa Jasiewicz’s article, published yesterday on the Guardian’s Comment is Free site(1). It is a fine ...

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Climate activists vow to stay at camp

guardian.co.uk | Climate change campaigners pledged today to set up a permanent protest camp at Kingsnorth, near Rochester in Kent, if the government allows a large new coal-fired power station to be built there. Their defiant statement came as the police ...

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Police bullying at Camp Kingsnorth

By Lenin’s Tomb | I’ve just returned from a 2-3 day sojourn at the Climate Camp at Kingsnorth — site of a proposed new coal-fired power station – which is now gearing up towards its climax. As usual the headlines focus ...

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Climate change protesters deny they are armed

guardian.co.uk | Climate change protesters today accused police of conducting a smear campaign after officers said they had recovered knives and makeshift weapons during searches of the protest camp at Kingsnorth power station in Kent. Police said the confiscated items “strongly ...

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Climate camp raided for a second time

Six people have been arrested at Medway’s climate camp. The first arrest was at 12.30am today, when a 40-year-old man was quizzed on suspicion of possession of a prohibited weapon The other five were arrested between 5.50am and 6.30am, one ...

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Caroline Lucas at Climate Camp

South East MEP and Green activist Dr Caroline Lucas will be joining protesters at Climate Camp 2008 this weekend at Kingsnorth in Kent to rally against the Government’s continued commitment to unsustainable fossil fuels and its failure to adapt to ...

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Climate Camp Is Back!

By Joss Garman | It provoked an absolute storm. CNN’s ticker screamed that Britain was ‘under siege’ from environmental activists. Sky News dubbed it ‘the world’s most organised protest’ and the New Statesman ‘the most important protest of our time’ ...

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Trading away the Planet for Profits

By Joseph Zacune | During the climate talks in Bali last December, NASA scientist James Hansen presented new data showing that serious climate change impacts are already happening more rapidly and at lower global ttemperature rises than previously projected, indicating ...

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Tabloid Fabricated Heathrow Plot

Evening Standard condemned by press watchdog for coverage of the Camp for Climate Action’s Heathrow protest. Claim of fabrication upheld. In a much awaited ruling the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) issued a stinging rebuke against the Evening Standard today. The ...

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US to set ‘binding’ climate goals, finally

By Richard Black The US is ready to accept “binding international obligations” on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, officials say, if other nations do the same. The comments came in a news conference in Paris given by James Connaughton and Daniel ...

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First Air-Powered Car: Zero Emissions by Next Summer

By Matt Sullivan India’s largest automaker is set to start producing the world’s first commercial air-powered vehicle. The Air Car, developed by ex-Formula One engineer Guy Nègre for Luxembourg-based MDI, uses compressed air, as opposed to the gas-and-oxygen explosions of ...

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How to make a 100 Watt wind turbine‏

This page is all about a rather silly, quick project where in about 1 day I built a small wind generator using the following items, and nothing else…. (1) Wood (2) Copper wire (3) Surplus Neodymium magnets (4) Dirt (5) ...

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Cannabis lowers greenhouse emissions

Hemp helps with green movement Lucas Coppes As environmental consciousness increases, a plant with great potential to accommodate our generation’s awareness has re-emerged, but its negative associations leave some obstacles to overcome. Hemp, which is too often associated with marijuana, ...

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Record 22C temperatures in Arctic heatwave

By Steve Connor Parts of the Arctic have experienced an unprecedented heatwave this summer, with one research station in the Canadian High Arctic recording temperatures above 20C, about 15C higher than the long-term average. The high temperatures were accompanied by ...

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