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Posts Tagged ‘Climate Camp’

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated.

Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware that the run up to this year's Climate Camp has been more fraught with difficulties than ever - but as a spectacularly open grassroots non-heirarchical direct action organisation we would be the first to acknowledge this fact. We argued long and hard about whether RBS was an appropriate target for this year's activities, physician and we picked our spot without really checking in with Scottish activists who were not present at the meeting, information pills thereby alienating some of our allies... so it's a testament to the movement we've created that I left the Edinburgh camp feeling that read more

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An interview with Laura Terp Hansen of Underwerket Projects, Copenhagen

On Thursday 2nd September 2010 I will be giving a talk about Amelia's Magazine, sustainability and design for activism as part of the Underwerket Projects in Copenhagen. I talk to the driving force behind this project in my Q&A below...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Terp Hansen has kindly invited me over to Copenhagen to talk to her fellow Danish designers, healing so I thought I’d find out a bit more about why she’d […]

Transition Towns Conference 2010: The Automatic Earth Stoneleigh Lecture on the Financial Crisis.

Stoneleigh (AKA Nicole Foss) gave a lecture entitled 'Making Sense Of The Financial Crisis In The Era Of Peak Oil' to a packed audience at the Transition Towns Conference. Here's my overview of what she said with a few of my own thoughts sprinkled on top. Massively important food for thought.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Camberwell Degree sprouting 56 I’ve already blogged about my absolute favourite illustrators from the Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Degree Show Save Our Souls, information pills but because there was […]

Festival Review: Truck 2010

A wandering woolly monster, a vicar serving ale, and a line-up of singers and bands that define the term 'shit hot'; there is no other festival like Truck.

Written by Cari Steel

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Transition Towns Conference 2010: An Overview

This year's annual conference was held at Seal Hayne Agricultural College in Devon. Highlights included the unveiling of plans for a new book from Rob Hopkins, a lecture by Nicole Foss, a wild food walk and catching up with old friends.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by James Shedden. Back in mid June I attended my third Transition Towns Conference down in sunny Devon at Seal Hayne, this an impressive looking agricultural school that has […]

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Smash the Piggy Piñata at the Annual International Banking Conference

This morning I paid an early morning visit to the Annual International Banking Conference, attended by head honchos from RBS... and activists from UK Tar Sands Network and Climate Camp London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Amelia Gregory. This morning I made an especially early start so that I could take a whack at a ‘piggy piñata’ outside the Annual International Banking Conference held […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Sunday

The last day on the Tripod Stage. On Sunday we hosted Luisa Gerstein's band Lulu and the Lampshades and had a special visit from Cats and Cats and Cats, whose debut album If I'd Had An Atlas is out this week.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Dan Heffer, ask pharm Hat by Angela Bruce; The Hedgerow Collection I’m not sure if it’s the wedding’s I’ve been too recently or the press attention regarding ladies […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Saturday

The Tripod Stage was super busy on Saturday: starting with a very special secret set from Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. followed by one-to-watch Kyla La Grange, then folk wonders Patch William, another secret set from comedian Robin Ince, and then the gorgeous sounds of Dry the River.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Dan Heffer, what is ed Hat by Angela Bruce Around the monolithic event that is Graduate Fashion Week at Earl’s Court, there exists what might be known as […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Friday

On Friday the Tripod Stage hosted Kirsty Almeida, Newislands, the Danny Chivers, Claire Fauset and Merrick triple-headed poetry tag team, Danny and the Champions of the World and a surprise performance from Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Deviating from the subject of Climate Change, viagra 100mg unhealthy Amelia’s Magazine finds ourselves mesmerised by Design Interaction Student, stuff Kjen Wilkens’ Weather Camera. What is the impact on our […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Thursday

On Thursday the Tripod Stage hosted Anna Log of We Aeronauts, my ceilidh band Green Kite Midnight, and Glastonbury Emerging Talent winners My Luminaries.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jon Young by June Chanpoomidole. Next week I am away yet again, drug generic this time on the Art of Mentoring course being run for the very first time in […]

Climate Camp Tripod Stage at Glastonbury 2010: How did it all go?

This year I ran the Tripod Stage for the Climate Camp field. Was it a success? Read on for my thoughts on Glastonbury 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumbnail Kirsty Photograph by Hannah Kinver Miles There is nothing generic about Kirsty Almeida; she was not artificially created from a record labels wish-list, site nor manufactured during an X […]

Climate Camp at Glastonbury 2010: Line up information

Climate Camp returns to the Dragon Field for the second year running - and this year the Tripod Stage hosts a much expanded line up of music, poetry and comedy. A Glastonbury gem!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, try for the first time, for sale Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the Dragon […]

Film Preview: Just Do It – get off your arse and change the world launches Crowd Funding appeal

Just Do It looks into the mischievous and risky world of UK climate activists, and it needs your help...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Alice Early, approved from her graduate work Kingston University might be a hop, skip and a jump from the capital, but the 2010 fashion graduates aren’t letting a little thing […]

An interview with ace comedian and Latitude regular Robin Ince.

Robin Ince talks Latitude, crabs, climate change and the joys of Mills and Boon. Plus what he recommends you see at Latitude festival this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A new era in food shopping could have dawned a few weeks ago as The People’s Supermarket in Holborn opened its doors for the very first time. It’s ultimate aim? […]

Climate9: Stopping Carbon Emissions at Source. So Who are the Real Criminals?

On the 14th June 2010 the Climate9 go to trial for their actions at Aberdeen airport in Scotland last year. Why should we give them our support? Read on...

Written by Amelia Wells

Donald Trump is behind the expansion of Aberdeen airport. Illustration by Kevin Bradshaw. When the words of the law and the actions of the Government contradict each other, viagra look […]

The Hung Parliament spells serious change for our government.

My views on the 2010 general election, accompanied by the clever visual opinions of a bunch of illustrators.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Democracy Village. All photography by Amelia Wells. Parliament Square is currently home to the Democracy Village; a few tents, visit this site treatment a couple of marquees and a whole […]

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Activism in the community: Plane Stupid/ Climate Camp combine with locals to target Heathrow’s runway plan

Welcome to Sipson - a village that would be completely wiped out if Heathrow has its way, but is also seeing activists and locals team up to fight the third runway

Written by Adam Bollard

Site entrance: the sight that greets you as you enter Vineries Close at the end of Sipson Lane Question: How do you use direct action that really engages and aids […]

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Silent City Call for Artists, Filmmakers, Writers and Students

Written by Cara Nahaul, Emily Whitebread and Sally Mumby-Croft

The exhibition/symposium Silent City is “a reaction against shows such as the RA’s “Earth: Art of a Changing World” which have the tendency to “present the West as a vision […]

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Climate Camp goes to COP15 in Copenhagen December 2009, Part 3

Reclaim Power! Climate Justice Action outside the Bella Centre on December 16th 2009, Climate Camp sets up in Hopenhagen, and my analysis of what our actions achieved.

Written by Amelia Gregory
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Climate Camp, London Gathering – Review

Written by Zofia Walczak

The biopic. It’s a strange bird. When your subject is Ray Charles or Johnny Cash the thing must write itself. The drugs! The women! The soundtrack! But it’s this kind […]