Whilst awaiting clarification, read earlier reports which might inform any questions as to why Ratcliffe MIGHT be considered a target of such concern and motivated action.
and 'Clean' Coal On Trial: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2008/01/389386.html
It should be noted that there is no suggestion here that anything similar was planned for today or that anything that may have been proposed for today involves anyone involved in these earlier protest actions.
Those concerned over the imminent tipping point into runaway climate change don't _have_ to 'climb chimneys', though that does help to focus the mind of the climate criminals, and can result in quantifiable savings in emissions. The companies responsible for emitting ever increasing quantities of CO2, exactly at a time when we should be working for massive reductions, have offices as well as power stations:
See: 'No case to answer after Notts E.On protest': http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2009/01/419126.html
There is another way to fight back against climate change, a step that I am sure any 'protester' or 'activist' would applaud - Use Less Energy. Burn less in your home and they will burn less in their power plants.
We can look at other changes in our own lives too:
- Choose better modes of transport when travelling to visit friends and family.
- Enjoy holidays that do not require that you fly.
- Look into exciting dietary changes that enable you to cut out livestock products.
- Share your skills and support your community.
There was earlier speculation relating to Eastcroft Incinerator. Read why Eastcroft would be a cause of concern to those in the Sneinton & Bakersfield area: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2009/02/422956.html
Too little too late?
Those that deny the need for drastic action lead to present times being dubbed "The Age of Stupid". I fear that unless we all support those willing and able to stand up and act we ourselves will soon be asking "why didn't we tackle climate change whilst we had the chance?"
What did the UK Climate Movement do in 2008?
What will you and I do to be part of UK Climate Movement do in 2009?
That part of our history has yet to be written.
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