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Airplot: Help Greenpeace swing the vote on Heathrow‏

On Wednesday there will be a vote in parliament on a third runway at Heathrow. Ahead of this vote we urgently need your help to put pressure on Labour MPs to vote with their conscience and say NO to a ...

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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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Get Land For Free And Help Greenpeace Stop Airport Expansion

Greenpeace are giving away plots of land to make it more difficult for the government to expand Heathrow airport. To help them sign up here http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/climate/airplot You’ll be joining beneficial owners who’ve already signed-up including local Labour MP John McDonnell, Tory ...

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Climate Camp – ’70 injuries’ being reported by the police do not exist

Climate Change Action   When the Camp for Climate Action rolled into Kingsnorth this year even veterans where suprised by the over the top policing. Being searched–often illigally-two or three times before getting onto site was quite common. This despite ...

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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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Britain: Policing of climate camp a major attack on democratic rights

By Paul Bond | A week-long climate protest camp in north Kent has ended, amidst widespread claims of disproportionate and aggressive policing. Around 100 people were arrested over the course of the protest, 46 of whom have been charged, mostly ...

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