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Posts Tagged ‘Climate Change’

Copping Out: The latest from Trafalgar Square

What's happening down at the COP OUT Camp out

Written by Grace Beaumont

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Waking on Friday morning I can tell by the sunlight streaming into my room that for a change it’s a bright and clear day, doctor cheapest good news for those taking part in the COP OUT down at Trafalgar square. I’ve been going back and forth from the square since last Saturday, cost the day when following the hugely successful event ‘The Wave’, buy in which around 40,000 decked out in blue descended on Parliament to demand direct action against climate change, the resilient bunch that is Climate Camp went the extra mile and set up camp right between Nelson’s Column and that giant Christmas tree. Known as the ‘hardy types’ the next day in read more

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COP15: The action starts now

Climate Justice Action events taking place this week at the Copenhagen summit

Written by Grace Beaumont

So, page Lets tackle the name situation. I was on your blog reading the suggestions that fans sent you and my favourites were Rad Stewert and Wasabi Lube… J: Oh, […]

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Operation Bike Bloc: Designing the Resistance Machine!

The designing and building of the Bike Bloc prototypes in Bristol and what's in store for Copenhagen.

Written by Grace Beaumont

An interview with artist and activist John Jordan: Find out how the designing and building of the Bike Bloc prototypes went in Bristol last week, and what is in store for Copenhagen.

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After ExtInked: An interview

A chat with one of the ExtInked projects animal ambassadors

Written by Grace Beaumont / Tom Bing

Incase you missed the first instalment (where have you been?) Amelia’s magazine caught up with London based women’s wear designer Brooke Roberts to find out about her inspired new collection. […]

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Ghost Forest: Trafalgar Square au natural

Angela Palmer‘s ecological art is a wake-up call for those still absent from the Climate Change argument

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Yesterday a group of activists joined representatives from Canada’s First Nation communities to protest against RBS’s continued funding into Tar Sands.   Tar sands is a particularly oily soil which […]

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Earth Listings: 16th – 22nd November 2009

Written by Adam S

HALL OF FAME EXHIBITION 10-18 NOVEMBER BURLINGTON ARCADE, diagnosis PICCADILLY, online W1 FREE ENTRY Essential for all fashion fanatics who’ve ever wanted to get a peek into the wardrobes of […]

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Reclaiming power at Copenhagen!

Creating Social change at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

Written by Adam S

Earlier last week I ventured down to Somerset House to see the eagerly anticipated SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution exhibition which charts this rise of the iconic website from its creation in […]

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The Confessions of a Vegetarian

The trials and tribulations of turning veggie

Written by Patrick Sholl

‘So why are you vegetarian?’ I seem to have been asked this question a lot in the last two months since I stopped eating meat. It makes for quite entertaining […]

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Earth Listings: 2nd – 8th November 2009

Written by Adam S

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009 Diamond Tears by Verena Paloma Jabs at Tatty Devine PANIK – CHANGING FACES 6 NOVEMBER – 28 NOVEMBER 2009 PRIVATE VIEW THURSDAY 6.30 – […]

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Oxfam taking action with a city of tents and Jamie Hewlett of Gorillaz lending a hand

Putting pressure on the Government and getting people up for the wave...

Written by Adam S

If you walked over the Millennium Bridge today you might happen upon a small city of tents, cost cure this is in fact not a new city of borrowers or […]

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350 International Day of Climate Action!

A massive global spectacle, but is that all it amounts to?

Written by Adam S

“The clothes act as an antithesis to the way of the disposable modern world, ask making something new out of something old, approved reducing waste and consuming less” Lu Flux […]

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The Great Climate Swoop 2009: A retrospective

Laying a power station to siege; fences, dogs, police and direct action

Written by Adam S

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is back again for another year and 2009’s hopefuls won’t disappoint. The longest running annual exhibition has been going since 1994 and is dedicated to promoting […]

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Teach-In ‘The 2012 Imperative’ – How designers and the education system can respond to Climate Change

An inspiring day, it's imperative you sign up!

Written by Adam S

The Teach-In was held last week at the V&A and a packed hall of students, cure faculty and staff  - as well as 22 institutions around the world tuning in […]

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The Millennium Seed Bank – Helping to stop the decline of our future ‘civilisation’

Freeze chambers, micro layered intricacies and an over priced coffee shop.

Written by Adam S

Do you have a band that soundtrack your life? The music of your memories? Mine was, cure treatment is and always will be The National, a band who’ve been playing […]

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The Tipping Point – Your handy local eco-shop

A place where eco coffee mornings coincide with direct action training.

Written by Amelia Wells

Tipping Point is an info-eco-swap shop on Gillingham High Street, visit this which at first entrance resembles your Gran’s front room…if she’d taken a sudden interest in Climate change and […]

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Rambling gypsy caravan with the climate suffragettes

Written by Adam S

I’ve been on the road with Climate Rush, more about erectile with 3 horses, erectile a couple of caravans, cheapest plenty of publicity and a heck of a load of […]

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Spiky Fluff

Written by Adam S

Graham Carter’s joyful prints reference many of the most loved images in modern culture: the characters from Star Wars or the eerie but manageable magic of Spirited Away. The artistic […]

Camp for Climate Action

One week to go!

Written by Tom Russell

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

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Vivienne Westwood & Climate Change

Written by Jonno Ovans

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]

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Earth Hero: Clemmie James

Telling the world about Tuvalu.

Written by Cari Steel

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]