Paris: Nuit Debout Global Day of Action

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A major new movement is growing in France. Thousands occupied Paris’s Place de la Republique for Nuit Debout’s global day of action, as they have done every day for the last six weeks. Similar occupations are happening daily in town squares across France as people from all cultures and classes meet, debate, discuss and practise real democracy. They are now calling on people all over the world to do the same.

Break Free 2016: Reclaim the Power unite with local community against coal

Spectacular start to the Break Free 2016 of global actions against dangerous fossil fuel projects, as Reclaim the Power shut down the biggest open cast coal mine in the UK, in Merthyr Tydfil. Local people explain why so many people oppose an expansion of the mine, and how thousands more jobs could be created in renewables than the paltry 150 at the mine.

#AxeDrax! Outrage at dangerous increase in burning wood for energy

Protestors from a variety of campaigns gathered outside Drax’s AGM as it was revealed that Drax intend to burn 100% wood at the power station in Yorkshire – 98% of which will be imported from the U.S. and Canada, making climate change worse, destroying forests and polluting communities. A petition of 82,000 signatures was handed into the Department of Energy and Climate Change, demanding that they axe Drax.

Biomass & Coal: Why you should join the #axedrax demonstration on April 20

Drax power station hold their AGM on Wednesday April 20 in the City of London, as they expand their plans to burn dangerous amounts of wood with coal. It will increase the carbon they emit, cause life threatening pollution in local communities, and destroy essential wetland forests in the U.S. and Canada. Come and join us to demand that the Government stops subsidising this dangerous station.

Trade Unions and Climate Change: A Conversation with Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn

At a packed meeting in Paris, Naomi Klein, supported by UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, calls for mass civil disobedience to break the ban on demonstrations on December 12.
Trade unionists and others discuss the real solutions to climate change: an end to fossil fuels, energy democracy, and a just transition to millions of cllimate jobs.

Naomi Klein calls for civil disobedience in Paris to break the ban on demos

At a packed meeting in Paris, Naomi Klein, supported by UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, calls for mass civil disobedience to break the ban on demonstrations on December 12.
Trade unionists and others discuss the real solutions to climate change: an end to fossil fuels, energy democracy, and a just transition to millions of cllimate jobs.