Police have used teargas and arrested 8 people during a protest against the expansion of Krzyszkowice open cast coal mine in southern Poland this morning. The protest is a part of the Obóz dla Klimatu/Climate Camp held between 16th and 21st July in the vicinity of a complex of open cast mines and power stations.
On Monday, the Green Anti-Capitalist Front took part in the environmentalist actions which begun in London. Here is their report from the day. Less than a month after our first assembly we took to the streets of London to carry out an action to coincide with the beginning of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) ‘Rebellion Week’. We
On Mondy 15th April the recently formed Green Anti-Capitalist Front are calling for a start of actions to highlight that the root cause of climate change and environmental destruction is capitalism. Here is the GAF call-out: We are calling for a broad anti-capitalist front to take part inenvironmentalist actions starting on Monday 15th of April
The Green Anti-Capitalist Front is an alliance of groups and individuals united by a belief that capitalism is one of the core causes of the environmental crisis threatening us all, and that if we do not act soon the costs of that crisis will fall on the poor and powerless. In the fact of this
New protests took place this week pushing the government on its promises to halt a boom in environmentally-damaging projects across the region. The region’s extensive network of waterways have been eyed for years as having hydroelectric potential, which originally led to plans for nearly 3,000 plants, around a third in environmentally-protected areas. Critics have warned
Students have been walking out of schools across Australia, highlighting Government failure to act in the face of potentially catastrophic climate breakdown. Started by School Strike 4 Climate Action, and supported by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, young people are demanding climate justice and tougher, quick action on climate change. Organic conviction, born out of
Campaign to Protect Pont Valley has launched a private prosecution against Banks Group for destroying the breeding and resting places of protected Great Crested Newts at Brooms Pond, on Bradley opencast coal site. The activists are currently crowdfunding to raise the money needed to bring Banks Group to justice. The controversial site lies adjacent to
This is a re-post from Netpol. The three anti-fracking activists sentenced on 26 September are currently in HMP Preston (although they are likely to be moved to another prison). Writing to them is a way to show your solidarity, as well as vital to building strong movements in which we take care of each other.
Four anti-fracking activists today received harsh sentences following a guilty verdict for public nuisance for direct action they have taken nearby Preston New Road fracking site. Three activists were sentenced to custodial sentences: two received 16 months, and one 15 months, while the forth protester received 12-month suspended sentence. The three are the first environmental
One person has been confirmed dead during police operation to evict the Hambach Forest protest camp. The tragic incident took place on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased is a video blogger reporting on events in the forest. The forest protectors reported on their website: “A friend who has accompanied us as a journalist for a long