Tag Archives: fossil fuels

Platform campaigner detained in Azerbaijan on her way to ‘Oil Games’

As Baku prepares to host the 2015 European Games, those who oppose the country’s leading family, and its oil wealth, are facing a crack down. In this post, Amy Hall explains why British oil and gas company BP is accused … Continue reading

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POLITICS: Citizens lobby for the climate

Our Autumn issue featured many stories of inspiring climate activism. In this post Hugh Chapman explains why he is behind another campaign calling for carbon pricing as a way to mobilize the transition to clean energy.  We urgently need to … Continue reading

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Washing oil off creative hands

As London prepared to host the People’s Climate March on the morning of 21st September, a group of ‘BP or not BP?’ activists recreated the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster at the British Museum. Their surprise theatre performance, entitled “Gross … Continue reading

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Tide turns on fossil fuels

Over the past week, hundreds of thousands of people have taken action for climate justice in 160 countries around the world, joining People’s Climate Marches ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York on 23rd September. Just before the … Continue reading

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