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UK Climate Camp 2008 Newswire Archive

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Climate Camp Radio - Wednesday evening show for download

06-08-2008 22:19

Here is the Wednesday 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 - Police Demonstrate Excessive Force At Stop And Searches

06-08-2008 22:14

Here is a short video from Kent Online, showing the police using excessive force against a some female climate campers and a legal observer.

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Climate Camp Radio - Wednesday lunchtime show for download

06-08-2008 18:58

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

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Coal Train Bail-Breaker Prison Address

06-08-2008 18:42

Address 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.

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Climate Camp Silver Group- Call Out For Flying Devices

06-08-2008 17:50

On Saturday August 9th we will shut down Kingsnorth Power Station. the Silver Group are planning a significant aerial presence involving all sorts of flying craft. Some details obviously cannot be discussed however...

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Workers Climate Action outreach leaflet for Climate Camp

06-08-2008 16:20

Workers 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.

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Climate activists at Longannet call for closure date

06-08-2008 15:56

One-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.

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Riot Police Continue to Attack Women and Children at the Camp for Climate Action

06-08-2008 15:22

The 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.

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Climate Camp- Protest ignores Police Stop & Search

06-08-2008 14:43

VisionOnTv is reporting events from inside the Climate camp 2008

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Climate camp: BBC buys into police propaganda

06-08-2008 13:11

A BBC reporter buys into police propaganda and fails to report campers' side of an issue

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West Midlands at Camp for Climate Action

06-08-2008 10:56

Come 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.

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Climate Camp: Pics of Police Confiscating Bikes from Car Park

06-08-2008 10:40

Police cutting locks off bike
Screen grabs from the video showing police cutting locks off bicycles next to the Climate Camp and confiscating them.

Video and report at:

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Fitwatching at Climate Camp

06-08-2008 10:40

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Along with the vast numbers of ordinary plod stinking up the Hoo peninsula, there are of course plenty of FIT units harassing locals, protesters and anyone they don't like the look of.

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Psyops, terror and policing of the climate camp

06-08-2008 02:50

Police 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....

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Theft of bicycles at climate camp

05-08-2008 21:35

There 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.

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Climate Camp Radio - Tuesday evening show for download

05-08-2008 20:39

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

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Little Peace Boat Sails Into London, Climate Camp To City Hall, meet 4pm

05-08-2008 20:31

Invitation 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.

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Climate Camp attacked by Press Association - Again

05-08-2008 19:51

Media Lie 2007

"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

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Children's Revolution at the Camp for Climate Action Plans Peace Campaign

05-08-2008 19:23

Under 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.
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