Earth First!

Earth First! Summer Gathering starts this week

Environmental direct action movement Earth First! is celebrating 25 years since its first gathering in 1992 this week, as the Summer Moot begins setting up on Wednesday.

After a period of slow going in the early 2010s EF! has experienced something of an upsurge in interest over the last three years, with its sunny season gatherings drawing big crowds to camp and participate in more than a hundred workshops planned… Continue reading

Why I shut down Britain’s biggest opencast coal mine

Reclaim The Power and Earth First! activist Andrea Brock explains why, on the first day since the industrial revolution in which none of Britain’s energy was generated from coal, she was part of shutting down Ffos-y-fran, the UK’s biggest opencast coal mine.

I decided that we have to take action because governments are not responding to the impact of climate change and air pollution. We need to… Continue reading

The greening of anarchism again!

“Nothing ever burns down by itself, every fire needs a little bit of help” chumbawamba

After a damning report published in the journal Science, titled Just 90 companies are to blame for most climate changeare the mainstream channels finally catching up, albeit to a small degree, with what anarchists have been saying for hundreds of years? Not quite, as the title gives the game away, the… Continue reading