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UK Climate Camp 2008 Newswire Archive

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Camp life

09-08-2008 13:23

violin in the field
Daily life at the camp

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Climate Camp Radio - Friday evening show for download

09-08-2008 12:54

Here is the Friday evening Climate Camp show, available for download. Daily shows are live streamed (at 1pm and 7pm) and archived at

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Climate Camp 2008; life at the camp

09-08-2008 12:47

Lunch prep
Climate Camp 2008; life at the camp

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Police Rubbish Barricade

09-08-2008 12:05

rubbish barricade
Police have asked why we have built yet another barricade at gate 5 of the Camp near kingsnorth power station

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Protestors using 1st fence to scale 2nd fence at Kingsnorth

09-08-2008 11:48

Protestors using 1st fence to scale 2nd fence at Kingsnorth

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Photos of protestors at Kingsnorth fences

09-08-2008 11:31

Protestors at Electric fence
Photos show protestors at electric (third) fence with banner and gathered around palisade (2nd) fence.

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Arriving to Climate Camp 2008

09-08-2008 11:27

Police search people on their way into the camp
Climate Camp 2008 set up and camp life

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Climate Camp interviews - video's

09-08-2008 10:46

Here's a series of shows and interviews from Climate Camp which is based at Kingsnorth in Kent to oppose the continual use of this coal fired power station and the plans to build more.

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Orange demo photo set

09-08-2008 09:57

leaving camp
Orange demo leaving the Kingsnorth climate camp....

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Climate Camp Radio, day of mass action. Listen to live stream 1pm and 7pm.

09-08-2008 09:53

The Climate Camp radio, which has been broadcasting all week from the UK
Camp for Climate Action, will broadcast a show at lunch time, 1pm and and
a roundup in the evening at 7pm GMT+1.
The stream can be accessed here (Flash Player) and past shows are
accessible as mp3s & oggs.
Non-commercial re-broadcast welcome (let us know if you can).

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Video of stop and search at climate camp

09-08-2008 09:30

Stop and search of visitors to climate camp 2008 on Monday, before the police 'found' a weapons stash which was used to justify subsequent stop and search.

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Green Bloc Heading Towards Kingsnorth

09-08-2008 09:03

The group left from the back of the camp this morning - they are now very close to the power plant fence

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Climate Camp Caravan and stuff - Photo Set

08-08-2008 22:31

Here a photo set of some Climate Camp Caravan, policing and at the camp itself.

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US: Southeast Climate Convergence occupies nuclear facility

08-08-2008 22:22

Southeast Climate Convergence occupies nuclear facility. Police set up checkpoints around convergence site.

August 7 Louisa, VA Activists from the Southeast Convergence for Climate Action occupied the welcome center for Dominion’s North Anna nuclear power plant today. The action was taken to protest Dominion’s plans to build two new nuclear reactors and to call out nuclear power for the false solution that it is to the climate crisis. “We are here to serve notice on the so-called ‘nuclear renaissance’ that the anti-nuclear movement is alive and well,” said Glenn Carroll, coordinator of Nuclear Watch South.


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Little Peace Boat headed for Climate Camp refused entry to marina

08-08-2008 21:36

Peter Le Mare and crew Have been sailing round the coast from his home in Cornwall headed first to London for Hiroshima day, where the had a great reception, and is now stuck outside of Chatham Maritime Marina ahving been refused entry. He has called out for help from the Kingsnorth Camp for Climate Action to help him crew the "Be Disarming".

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Climate Camp Videos on YouTube

08-08-2008 19:00

Updated daily - videos from the mainstream and from inside the camp.

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Photos of arrests from Wednesday's blockade at Climate Camp

08-08-2008 17:52

Photos of police manhandling campers refusing stop and searches outside Climate Camp.

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Areal photos of Climate Camp obtained

08-08-2008 17:13

Area photos from the Climate Camp have been obtained?

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Legal support Letter to Police re. Police confiscations

08-08-2008 16:37

Police have thieved vast quantities of materials trying to either scupper the camp or prevent effective direct action taking place. This is clearly unlawful, but for various reasons we unfortunately failed to find a way to use the law to prevent it happening. It may be that such a challenge happens yet - if you have had property seized in suspicious circumstances like those outlined below, please contact us
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