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Protestors blockade European Climate Exchange


7th December: 11.30am This morning protestors from the Climate Camp have blockaded the entrance to the European Climate Exchange in Bishopsgate, London [see video].

The COP Out Camp Out at Trafalgar Square was set up on Saturday after the massive Wave climate demonstration ahead of the Cop15 climate conference which starts today in Copenhagen.

Climate Refugee Santas in City Airport Protest




20 Climate activists dressed as Santa Claus were pushed out of London City Airport departures lounge today by police and security guards. Presents of cartoon books about the problems with carbon trading, carbon ration books, and toy trains were left undelivered. These were meant for the passengers on the final flight to …

Climate Emergency Bike Ride 5-12-09


Sucessful ride.

Pics: Cop Out Camp Out Action, Sat 5th Dec


After the Climate Wave demo in central London, the Camp for Climate Action announced by sms the meeting up location for the 'Coup Out Camp Out' action. Following this call, around 200 people gathered from 3pm at Jubilee Gardens in the Southbank waiting for the confirmation of the final loction of the Camp. At around 4pm this arrived via another sms asking people to quickly move towards Trafalgar S…

Climate Camp take Trafalgar Square in Cop15 Action


Camp for Climate Action have done it again! Climate campers took over Trafalgar Square in central London on Sat 5th December in yet another demonstration of bold and creative direct action [see press release]. The Cop Out Camp Out action took place after the Wave demonstration which attracted around 50,000 people. The action comes ahead of the Copenhagen COP15 climate talks taking place next week.

Pics: Climate Wave demo, London 5th Dec


Over 40,000 people took to the streets today for The Wave climate demo in central London in anticipation to the COP15 Climate Summit due to take place in Copenhagen in the next two weeks. Here there a few pics of the demo:

pics - the wave climate march


huge march to "send a message to copenhagen". biggest london march in a long while. took nearly two hours to pass one early point. many tens of thousands. everyone went home when they were told, except of course for the climate campers who invaded trafalgar square - see separate story/pics.

Climate Camp sets up at Trafalgar Square

Press Release from Camp for Climate Action UK

pics - climate swoop at trafalgar square


the climate camp swoop successfully took over trafalgar square from around 4.30 this evening. here are a few pics from the early stages of the camp. the campers initially intend to remain there for 48 hours. at present, police have no immediate plans to remove them.

50,000 Climate Protestors in London


Ahead of the main Wave demonstration, the Climate emergency bike ride organised by Campaign Against Climate Change started out at 10am from Lincolns Inn, bringing together 200 cyclists, two sound systems, with police in attendance [pics video and report] [twitpic], passing by the BP HQ where speeches were made and ending up at the Climate Emergency Rally in Hyde Park [videos]. Earlier thousands ha…