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barcelona action agains g8 and climate chaos

Barcelona climate G8 demo

7.07.2005
Action done in barcelona this afhernoon against climate caos and REPSOL YPF spanish based oil company responsability. That was a parody of greenwashing, through people dress as REPSOL workers giving ice cubes to pedestrians and drivers as the company solution to mitigate climate warming. The banner says "REPSOL sponsor the weather... and changes it" (REPSOL sponsors the tv daily weather report). The action was part of the Global Day of Action Against Climate caos and Oil Companies. We denunce as well Kyoto: Bussiness is the problem, not the solution!

Anti-shell action in Edinburgh

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5.07.2005

The parade started at the Irish embassy, and moved along early in the streets of Edinburgh. It was a colorful and relaxed protest despite the police taking photographs.

Direct action against the oil industry and the G8 started early today in Edinburgh....

4.07.2005

Today at 07:30, 2 petrol stations were shut down in Edinburgh. The first was a BP station on Calder Road, and the second was a Shell station on Comiston Road. All pumps were put out of action with bike locks, and oil spills at the forecourt entrances meant no more business as usual for a while.

Haringey Critical Mass Bike Ride 2005

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Can't make it to Scotland? Didn't get tickets to Geldof's fancy dress? Don't despair...join us on 2nd of July for the 2005 Haringey Critical Mass. A leisurely ride down the Green Lanes to reclaim our streets and send a breath of fresh air to those meeting in Gleneagles.

Fences pulled down at Parklife Priory proposed road, Southend

Priory Park white elephant

Friday 1st July 2005

Parklife take back king's burial site and ask: 'Is road F5 set to become the most expensive and destructive stretch of tarmac in the country?'

Community request for help fighting Shell in Mayo, Ireland

Rossport

29.06.2005

Local community requests help from activists to fight a Shell/Statoil/Marathon gas pipeline that will threaten their lives and be ecologically devastating for an isolated, beautiful area of Ireland

Protest at Land Rover dealership in Nottingham

24.06.2005

ban 4x4s

Greenpeace active supporters in Nottingham continued th summer of action against gas guzzling 4x4s with activists outside the Merlin Land Rover dealershi in Nottingham demanding curbs on the climate-wrecking cars.

Iceland holds UK protestor for alleged £40,000 damage using yoghurt

16.06.2005

Paul Gill, a British protester against Iceland's ecologically devastating Karahnjukar dam project, is being held for allegedly committing £40,000 worth of criminal damage using 'yoghurt'.

Critical Mass Brighton

16.06.2005

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The first Critical Mass in Brighton for ages took place tonight,Thursday 16th at 6pm. Went really well and hopefully will now become regular. Meet at The Level 5.30pm for 6pm. Route to be decided bythose who show up!

Somerset peat processing plant sabotaged

11.06.2005
At the end of last year a peat processing plant near Glastonbury, Somerset, was sabotaged. The Plant processed peat for several companies distributing to Garden Centres. The peat was extracted from areas in and near 5 different Sites of Special Scientific Interest for their ecological value. These sites were within an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty.

new leeds subvertisment

01.06.2005

a toyota subvert from the leeds area - easy peasey.

toyota subvert

Transport minister pied for support of Heathrow expansion lobby

25.05.2005

Alistair Darling, Secretary of State for Transport, was pied today at the launch event of a powerful new industry coalition, 'Future Heathrow', formed to ensure expansion of Heathrow goes ahead. Meanwhile over 100 local residents took time off work to demonstrate outside the CBI HQ launch event, with a huge banner reading 'Future Heathrow Stinks', and a new report that concludes that Heathrow contributes little to the national or local economy, but simply lines the pockets of the aviation industry. Future Heathrow is led by Clive Soley, once a Labour MP, now Lord Soley, now heading up this sleazy bunch of planet trashers with a multi-million pound budget to over ride the residents and the planet. Nobody expected the Secretary of State to make the phenomenally stupid mistake of so publicly siding with the aviation industry over such a controversial project. But he did, and was repaid with carrot cake, cream and major political embarrassment.

Greenpeace shuts down Land Rover factory, Solihull

4x4 Ostrich

16.05.2005

Early this morning 35 Greenpeace volunteers shut down the assembly line making gas-guzzling Range Rovers, in a 4x4 factory in Solihull. Urban 4x4s made at this site are wrecking the climate.

Bringing the climate message home: an account of London Rising Tide's treesit at BP HQ, April 26-29th 2005

BP HQ treesit

5.05.2005

Very early on April 26th 2005, eight concerned squirrels nipped over the gates of the park in the centre of St. James' Square, and scampered up two imposing London plane trees which happened to overlook the headquarters of one of the world's largest oil companies. (Actually, the phrase 'scampered up' doesn't do justice to the way they threw a rope over a strong branch, climbed up it and into their tree while wearing seriously loaded-down backpacks. It also doesn't do justice to the way one brave member of their group had to climb a smaller tree in between the two planes to free the banner rope, without which their action would have been completely stripped of meaning. She also deserves being mentioned in dispatches for the way she spoke convincingly to the police who clambered over the gates about twenty minutes later that the group was indeed carrying out a survey of the trees' insect population, as they had discovered from a document abandoned on the grass which attested to this fact.