aviation & roads

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campaigning against aviation & roads

PLANE STUPID website update

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PLANE STUPID have updated their website at www.planestupid.com The new site includes "10 reasons to ground the plane" and the new newsletter.

See you at the climate camp.

Dutch/Belgium EarthFirst! set up treetop camp in Belgium

Borsbeek woods

2.08.2006

Monday night Earthfirst activists occupied woodlands surrounding an old fortress in Borsbeek. Both the fortress and the surrounding woodlands represent a fine piece of nature supervised by local ‘Natuurpunt Schijnvallei’.

Bristol Folk at the Camp For Climate Action - find out more on 3rd & 9th August

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Camp for Climate Action is happening in yorkshire, 26/8 - 4/9.
The camp will be a mix of workshops, meetings, socialising, information sharing and action. It will be a place that encourages discussion on what we are faced with, what the alternatives are, how we can achieve them and the diversity of tactics and action we will need to get there. The camp will also facilitate direct action against some of key sections of the fossil fuel economy.

SouthWest climate camp Bloc site up & running!

SouthWest ClimateCamp Neighbourhood gets its own site

If you're from the SouthWest and interested in the Camp For Climate Action (Aug 26- Sep 04) then visit http://www.southwestbloc.tk, if that address works yet, or http://swgreen.50megs.com to register as a participant. This is very much an up-n-coming group and we need help, so if u think u can contribute please do! The site features a list of needed materials, and any help would be greatly appreciated.

Christian-based direct action gathering, 27-29 July 06, Leeds

CHRISTIANITY HELPED TO CREATE CAPITALISM...NOW IT MUST DESTROY IT!

Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming upon you. Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days. Look! The wages you failed to pay the workmen who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty. You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter. You have condemned and murdered innocent men, who were not opposing you. (James 5:1-6)

Invite: Scottish Climate Camp meeting, 8-9 July

We'd like to invite you to the Scottish organising gathering for the Camp for Climate Action, which will take place at Talamh Housing Co-op (South Lanarkshire), Sat 8- Sun 9 July.
The meeting will be a chance for people from Scotland to come together and plan for the climate camp as well as joining in with the overall organising of the camp. We're expecting 60-80 people, from England and Scotland.

Camp for Climate Action - London Neighbourhood Meeting, 20th June

Tuesday, 20 June, 7.00 PM @ The Square (20-22 Russell Square, WC1)

Summer's here, the weather's hotting up, and the Climate Camp is drawing nearer. If you're from London and thinking about going to the camp, now is the time to find out more and get involved!

Dutch occupy runway for 3 hours on European Day of Aviation (& demo photos from around UK)

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The Dutch did direct action for European Day of Action against Aviation. They invaded Schipol Airport under the cover of darkness and blocked the taxiway for three hours by locking themselves on using a variety of instruments. Meanwhile, Belgians let off black helium balloons in the terminal building, French wandered about the airport in night clothes, armed with leaflets. An ASBO was served on Luton airport, and there were other events around the UK & the rest of Europe.

INVITATION TO THE NEXT CAMP FOR CLIMATE ACTION ORGANISING MEETING IN LONDON, SATURDAY 10TH & SUNDAY 11TH JUNE 2006

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Climate change will transform life on Earth without action now. We are currently on course for a 3C degree rise in temperature, which is likely to mean the deaths of 400 million of the world's poorest people, and a social crisis that will engulf us all. And still the insane machine rumbles on: political clichés about sustainable growth, full steam ahead for nuclear power, the new Airbus, civil war in Iraq, the gridlocked motorways rumbling towards oil depletion…

massive climate chaos direct action - Reclaim Power, 31st August

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Visualise Industrial Collapse

Governments can't deal with the challenge!
Climate change is the greatest threat to ever face humanity and its happening now. Governments and big business dream of continued economic growth so won't deal with the crises. What we really need is a fundamental shift in the way we live - AWAY from consumer society, continued economic growth and power concentrated in the hands of the few. TOWARDS locally based, grassroots, community solutions.