INVITATION TO THE NEXT CAMP FOR CLIMATE ACTION ORGANISING MEETING IN LONDON, SATURDAY 10TH & SUNDAY 11TH JUNE 2006
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 clichÃ©s about sustainable growth, full steam ahead for nuclear power, the new Airbus, civil war in Iraq, the gridlocked motorways rumbling towards oil depletionâ€¦
If anyone is interested in doing a "first aid for activists" training please book a place on the course by emailing training AT actionmedics.org.uk [replace AT with @]
The Defra public consultation period is now over and the Government's new waste strategy is going to be formulated. There is still plenty of opportunity to influence the final outcome by
July 15th will be an International Day of Action Against Climate Change. As G8 energy ministers promise trillions in new subsidies to the industries destroying our planet and our future, we will take action to shut them down! This is a call for autonomous, decentralized actions appropriate for your town, city, or bioregion.
*From the London area and thinking of going to the Climate Camp this summer?*
London Rising Tide is hosting an open meeting at 7.30 PM on May 23rd for people who want to find out more about the camp, and discuss the idea of a London neighbourhood or barrio.
Serco's office in central london was vandalised on friday morning. Windows were broken and the acrostic slogan, "Shockingly // Evil // Racist // Corporate // Obscenity" was sprayed.
Serco is in Hand Court, WC1, and their website is at Â http://www.serco.co.uk. They run Colnbrook and Dungavel detetion centres: Â http://www.serco.com/homeaffairs/immigration/detention/index.asp, as well as many other reprehensible activities.
Anglo Americanâ€™s Annual General Meeting was disrupted yesturday (April 25th) by campaigners in solidarity with Indigenous Communities resisting mining in the Sierra Perrija, Zulia. The campaigners demand that Anglo American withdraw their shares in the company Carbones del Guasare that has plans for expanding mining in the region
Members of the provisionally musical theatre wing of climate justice action group London Rising Tide (LRT) set out on April 20th 2006 to communicate their warm feelings about BP in song to shareholders heading for the oil giant's Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the ExCel Centre in Docklands.
Invitation to a discussion on the future of social centres.
Sunday April 30th - as part of the London Mayday Weekend
21 Russell square
Social centres are emerging as a pivotal role between political activity and community organising, not only places to engage with radical ideas but essential in providing common resources (cafÃ©, cinema, gig venue, internet, fundraising opportunities, events, meeting space etc) to groups, individuals & the community at large.