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The article gives impressions of what the climate change camp was like as a performer, workshop leader, and participant of workshops.
My Experience at the Climate Change Camp near the DRAX Power Station
There were 26 participants in a Green Spirituality Workshop which discussed spiritual answers to the coming climate change crisis.
Feedback on the Green Spirituality Workshop Held at the Climate Change Camp August 2006.
Saturday morning protest at Hafod Quarry, Johnstown, Wrexham, where landfill waste from Merseyside is being dumped on a site which includes an SSSI and a Special Conservation Area, and which is only 150 yards from local houses. But Hey! This is big business. Who cares about a few extra cancers and kids born with cleft palates and other abnormalities? We do!
Announcing a new network for those in the York area to co-ordinate environmental action.
Following a meeting on 7th September as a followup to the Camp for Climate Action, a group of campaigners, students, anarchists and greens based in and around York agreed to create a network for environmental action within the city and its surrounding areas. The aims of this are firstly, to help co-ordinate existing campaigning being done by small and disparate groups as is, and secondly, to facilitate and encourage further action.
Come and see the Climate Camp on film - from amazing actions to inspirational workshops to a spectacularly well-run site - plus a chance to share our stories and start planning next steps for climate activism in London and beyond.
AN ENERGETIC expansion bid has been launched by the Titnore Woods campers at Worthing, West Sussex, with eviction still expected at any time. Urgently needed is more timber and polyprop rope (6mm is best) and tarpaulins for tree houses etc, plus, on a more mundane level, supplies of toilet paper and real coffee.
The last climate campers left site on wednesday after much hard work restoring the site to its original state. The landowner rang on thursday to teel the the campers he was happy with the clean-up operation.
The recent Camp for Climate Action in Yorkshire got headlines for its audacious attempt to shut down the UK's most polluting coal-fired power station, Drax, but it also featured a packed programme of workshops.