UK Climate Camp 2008 Newswire Archive
06-08-2008 18:42Address of Paul Morozzo, in prison until 11 August (at least), for trying to participate in Climate Camp. Plus an article about the Drax Coal Train bail-breakers' mostly successful attempt to get to Climate Camp openly defying their bail conditions. Plus a link for a short film about the bail-breaking.
06-08-2008 16:20Workers Control and the Climate: For a Just Transition.
The Camp for Climate Action is targeting Kingsnorth on the 3rd to 11th of August. The Camp is not trying to force everyone to live in tree-houses or shit in a hole, or to get you all sacked. What we aim to do is to encourage people to begin the fight for a just transition to a carbon neutral economy.
06-08-2008 15:56One-night mini Scottish camp outside UK's dirtiest power station. SNP Government urged to set early closure date for plant and guarantee green jobs for coal workers in the growing renewables revolution.
06-08-2008 15:22The relentless campaign of intimidation by the police against the Camp for Climate Action continued during the night.
Around 2 am the police switched off the floodlights at the front gate and rushed in four riot vans blasting out Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries which was the theme music of the film Apocalypse Now and also Adolph Hitler's favourite music.
06-08-2008 14:43VisionOnTv is reporting events from inside the Climate camp 2008
06-08-2008 13:11A BBC reporter buys into police propaganda and fails to report campers' side of an issue
06-08-2008 10:56Come and join the West Mids neighbourhood at the camp.
The week of actions, debate and workshops around climate change and grassroots sustainability is now up and running. The camp has been set up near Kingsnorth power station, in response to the new generation of coal fired power stations that will create further environmental chaos.
Video and report at: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/08/405517.html
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06-08-2008 02:50Police mounted an outrageous terror attack on the camp in the early hours of Wednesday 6th, sounding sirens, circling their helicopter over the site, cutting the flood lighting, then deploying van loads of tooled-up riot cops at the gates in the darkness and getting them to number off and yell 'get up, get up' into the camp....
05-08-2008 21:35There have been reports that bicycles left in the car park of the climate camp have been stolen.
Minor incidences like that should be reported to the local police. No matter who stole them. Dirty scum.
05-08-2008 20:31Invitation to meet at Tavistock Square midday for the Hiroshima Memorial or outside City Hall at 4pm for the welcome of "Be Disarming" The Little Peace Boat. Give it a welcome and then a rousing send off returning to the Climate Camp.
"Our customers know they can trust PA's reputation as a fast, fair and accurate source - the news as it happens, without spin." Another Press Association lie
05-08-2008 19:23Under constant siege by police at both gates of the Kingsnorth protest site, the Camp for Climate Action campaigners are busy planning ahead for the Day of Mass Action on Saturday when there will be two major events taking place.