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Climate Change and 21st Century Border Controls- Technopolitics of exclusion

Audio Interview of the Workshop leader - Run by an internationally recognised authority on the subject, the workshop covers current military plans to build new immobilising and paralysing technologies for border control and for targeting large crowds. The talk explores the generation of this technology as well as the challenge of developing non-violent countermeasures.....

Titnore Appeal Lost - Eviction Imminent

Eviction Aruga!!

Tuesday August 29

Today the appeal against the eviction order was lost in the High Court, despite the magnificent efforts of the Advisory Service for Squatters, defendant James Mutley, local volunteers and barrister Hugo Charlton, who stepped in at very short notice to represent the camp. The legal sitation is now that the camp could be evicted at any time, though it is not known how soon an eviction may actually be attempted.

climate camp - this is the future

29.08.2006

double-decker tripod 2

This place is amazing and I think it will go down in history. We are all working together and learning new ways of living which will be essential for our future without oil.

Titnore Woods Protest Site Eviction Imminent - Get Down There!

29/08/2006

A CALL-OUT for help has been made by the Camp Titnore protesters in Worthing, West Sussex, who fear an eviction attempt is likely to be made this week.

The appeal hearing into the eviction order issued by the High Court in London was due to be heard this morning.

Workshop on Nuclear Power - main messages

A Radio report of information in a Workshop at the Climate Camp in Selby.

Audio faslane 365 interview - mp3 7.5M

Faslane 365 was the focus of the workshop. Here's an interview with Adam and below theres a summary of the campaign

Climate Camp Kids Walk to Drax Power Station - Pics and Report

28.08.2006

Cops n kids at Drax

At around 2:45 today aproximatly 30 people, in a group consisting of children and parents left the climate camp for a stroll through the country side towards Drax Power Station.

Police harass climate camp

28.08.2006
The police presence outside the Camp for Climate Action ( http://www.climatecamp.org.uk/) has been slowly building, with constant pressure for them to be allowed entry. This came to a head early this afternoon when they threatened to enter forcibly.

section 60 at climate camp

Have just discussed with someone present at the camp... it appears that the police have initiated a section 60 in the area surrounding the Climate Camp, however there is not a huge police presence around the camp, it is merely being used as an additional measure to stop and search people - much like the Section 60s that have been imposed on previous mayday protests in London.

Belgian: Borsbeek Activists Need Urgent Support

After three weeks of logging of oaks and piecemeal evictions of treehouses in Borsbeek Fortress III action camp, many trees are still standing. The forest is being destroyed because they are in the way of Antwerp Airport, a small business airport which wants to upgrade and allow for larger planes to land. GroenFront! has occupied the forest, a habitat of endangered bats, to prevent it's destruction. A larger scale police action (but not a full eviction) is expected for this coming Monday (Aug. 28th).

Radley Lakes -v- NPower - Ruth Kelly now has the power to decide!

After receiving numerous complaints about the way in which the Planning Application for NPower was handled, Oxfordshire County Council have forwarded the paperwork to Ruth Kelly. They didn't send the Petition containing 11,500 signatures, but sent one page with a note to say it was a "sample".

Drax: Local concerns, local knowledge

27.08.2006
There is no shortage of local interest in the "Climate Camp" a direct action and educational protest camp.

Today, Sunday August 27th, there has been a steady stream of visitors (mainly residents) from the localities around Drax, coming along to share local stories and experience of living in the shadow of the power stations.

Climate Camp Sunday Pictures + Info

27.08.2006
Pics from sunday afternoon and evening at the climate camp - also see Monday's Press Release from the camp - The mass day of action to shut down drax power station is on thursday, so there's plenty of time to get yourself down to the camp, which runs for another week until sunday / monday.

IMPORTANT ADDITION OF DATES OF INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST THE ICELANDIC STATE AND ALCOA

1 AND 15 SEPTEMBER - INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST THE ICELANDIC STATE AND ALCOA

No matter the environmental and social cost, no matter the ever increasing protests from the Icelandic and international communities and the intensifying warnings fom the scientific sector, the Icelandic government is hellbent on going ahead with its plan to inundate the projected Hálslón reservoir at Kárahnjúkar between 15-30 September.