About 50 activists from the Block NATO network held a public action training in the run up to the NATO summit in Strasbourg. They present their motivations and intentions to shut down the summit through civil disobedience.
The controversy about the extending the times nuclear plants are allowed to run has been taken to the tracks. More and more activists reach the railway tracks the transport has to pass. As we go along a couple of thousand people sit on the tracks blocking the way to Dannenberg. With blankets, warm soup and music they prepare for a long night.
On Saturday 6 November the 12th Castor transport from France to Gorleben was scheduled to pass the German-French border in Berg, Rhineland-Palatinate state. More than 2,000 anti-nuclear activists assembled to demonstrate. Many were willing to blockade the CASTOR train to send a clear message against nuclear power.
This really isn't about polar bears any more. At this very moment, the fate of civilization itself hangs in the balance.
It turns out that the way we have been calculating the future impacts of climate change up to now has been missing a really important piece of the picture. It seems we are now dangerously close to the tipping point in the world's climate system; this is the point of no return, after which truly catastrophic changes become inevitable.
Climate change, nuclear power and the energy revolution
Climate of Hope is a 30 minute documentary created to demystify climate change and nuclear energy. While the threat of climate change is now widely accepted in the community, the potential for nuclear power stations in Australia has raised questions about the best strategy for our country to move to a low-carbon economy.
Voluntary mowing of a GMO field in July 2006 near Berlin, Germany. 500 Activists gathering to protest against the cultivation of genetically modified crops. More than 200 people have said publicly they'll mow a field with genetically modified maize in an act of civil disobedience.
In the summer of 2006, 600 people set up a Camp for Climate Action in the shadow of one of the biggest C02 emitters in Europe: Drax coal-fired power station in Yorkshire / UK. With over one hundred workshops on a wide range of topics, the 10 day camp was a space of collective learning, sustainable living and taking direct action on the root causes of climate change.