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Kingsnorth coal-fired power station shelved

08-10-2009 11:44

Kingsnorth coal-fired power station will not go ahead for at least three years, recession cited as reason.

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Analysis of the EON Kingsnorth decision

08-10-2009 10:38

Blogs, twitter and the MSM are buzzing with last nights news that Eon has shelved plans to replace it's aging Kingsnorth power plant with another coal burning dinosaur but are these reports telling the whole story?

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Workers' Climate Action conference, 10 and 11 October

08-10-2009 10:16

The Workers' Climate Action network's second conference takes place on 10 and 11 October at University College London.

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Campaign success: EON shelves plans for dirty coal at Kingsnorth

08-10-2009 08:55

Following 2 years of campaigning work by the World Development Movement, and many other anti-poverty and environmental groups, power company EON have announced tonight that they have shelved plans to build a new dirty coal fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent.WDM supporters at this year's Mili-band protest

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Kingsnorth power station plans axed - Local Campaigners Respond

08-10-2009 08:49

The timing couldn’t be better, Kingsnorth Climate Action Medway (KCAM) and WDM hosted a debate tonight to discuss the future of coal in Medway. The meeting culminated in the announcement that E.on have essentially pulled out of building a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth.

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Climate Camp celebrates victory as E.ON backs down

08-10-2009 08:47

E.ON shelves plan to build Kingsnorth power plant as activists plan to take control of second power station

Wednesday, 7 October 2009: Climate activists celebrated victory against carbon intensive coal power last night, as energy company E.ON announced they were indefinitely delaying building a new power station in Kent. The Camp for Climate Action targeted the Kingsnorth site in August 2008 1 as coal is one of the most environmentally destructive ways of generating electricity.2

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Surpise announcement - EON fucked off!

08-10-2009 00:07

Tonight the German energy giant Eon issued a statement which effectively takes them out of the picture for the governments gift of one billion pounds of public money to build a new coal-fired power station with the controversial carbon capture and storage technology, and means that (for now at least) the aging Kingsnorth power station will not be replaced.

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Video of Arora Protest

07-10-2009 23:53

Here is a short video of the No Borders London protest at the Arora International Hotel near Heathrow against the company's plan to convert one of its hotels at Gatwick into an immigration prison. More details at

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Climate Change, Energy and the Politics of the Future - Dr Alison Cooke

07-10-2009 23:15

Attached is a recording of a talk by Dr Alison Cooke, the first of 3 'Plan 2050 Environment Lectures', organised by Sheffield Cathedral and the Sheffield Campaign against Climate Change, which was held on Tuesday 6th October 2009.

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Sheffield Social Centre - New Location

07-10-2009 23:04

New location announced for the Anti-Capitalist, Non-Hierachical, Liberated Space.

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Workshop on Animal Rights Activism in Britain at the Anarchist Bookfair 24 Oct

07-10-2009 22:50

A meeting to discuss the development of grassroots animal rights activism in the past 10 years since the closure of laboratory cat breeder Hillgrove Farm. This was widely seen as the beginning of a new phase in the struggle for animal rights and anti-vivisection but have the hopes of campaigners at the time been fully realised?

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No annual custody deaths rally this year!

07-10-2009 22:09

Annual Procession against deaths in custody
4WardEver has been notified that there will be no official rally & demonstration taking place in London this year. We urge readers to pass on this information!

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Camp Ashraf Hunger Strikes 36 released, London - pictures.

07-10-2009 21:30

The Hunger Strikes end.
72 days after hunger strikes start around the world in protest at the attacks carried out by Iraqi security forces on Camp Ashraf, Iraq releases 36 Iranian pro-democracy prisoners it has been holding arbitrarily in extra-judicial detention.

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The Roma Question

07-10-2009 20:59


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Kingsnorth decision delayed by up to 3 years!

07-10-2009 19:38

Eon say they will postpone their decision as to whether to build a new coal power station at Kingsnorth by up to 3 years:

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Press release on latest Calais evictions

07-10-2009 17:51

Groupe d'anarchistes de Lille press release on this morning's evictions in Calais:

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More migrant camps attacked & destroyed in Calais

07-10-2009 17:30

The destruction continues...

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Mother Palestine: RESISTANCE! (by Latuff)

07-10-2009 17:22

Mother Palestine versus Netanyahu
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against US backed IsraHell's state terror.

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Palestine Today 100709

07-10-2009 17:14


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