Posts Tagged with "climate camp"

Just Do It

Monday, August 1, 2011

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This is better than Harry Potter. Film maker Emily James has documented the emergence of a bold grassroots climate movement in the UK in her new film “Just Do It.” They are sick of waiting on politicians, lobbyists and international bodies to change the world and end climate change, so these folks are taking action [...]

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Decoding RBS Greenwash

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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As 500 climate activists set up camp at RBS Global Headquarters in Edinburgh last week, the bank tried and failed to play the victim.  Despite the bank’s assertions to the press, we showed that the bank is not a top funder of renewable energy (according to Bloomberg), and never offered to meet with protest leaders [...]

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Royal BS

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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Hundreds of climate activists set up camp this morning next to the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in Edinburgh. Since an October 2008 bailout, taxpayers have owned more than 80% of the bank. But Downing Street won’t enforce basic environmental standards at RBS so Climate Camp is taking direct action. The camp [...]

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Climate Camps Sprouting Up Around the World

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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What’s that rumbling I hear? It’s a movement thundering as they say “Ya Basta!” to climate change and fossil fuel extraction, and “Yes” to climate justice. Throughout the industrial North in Europe, North America, Australia and Aotearoa, Climate Camps are sprouting up next to their nation’s biggest polluters to take direct action. No more waiting [...]

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Royal Bank of Scotland Under Siege This Summer

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Check out this great new flick from our friends at Climate Camp UK. This year, they take on Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)- among the world’s top financiers of fossil fuels. The Climate Camp crew doesn’t mess around; previous camps successfully shut down the third runway at Heathrow and Kingsnorth power station in Kent. Visit [...]

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