Rising Tide is a grassroots international network of groups and individuals who take direct action to confront the root causes of climate change and to promote local, community-based solutions to the climate crisis.
In a chilling case of censorship, the FBI, acting on a request from Italian and Swiss authorities, ordered two servers confiscated from Rackspace in London last Thursday morning effectively removing 20 Indymedia sites and some others from the internet.
Indymedia is regularly used by UK climate change activists to post events, reports and photos from actions that are ignored by the mainstream media.
An Activist’s Diary of ‘Greenwash or Us’, London Rising Tide’s inaugural ‘Exhibition of Resistance’ to BP’s hijacking of the arts
For the past 12 months, direct action group London Rising Tide has been planning an inaugural ‘exhibition of resistance to Big Oil and the corporate sponsorship of the arts’, specifically targeting oil giant BP and its sponsorship of the annual National Portrait Award.
The writing on the wall is simple: We need to start dismantling the oil economy now. Although this sounds radical, unachievable and unrealistic, it’s something which we could and should have started years ago...
This new article by Jo Hamilton draws the links between ending the slave trade, and ending the oil economy.
Media Release Carbon Trade Watch, TNI, 19 April 2004
Today, over fifty environmental and social justice NGOs and other groups sent a letter of protest to the World Bank calling for the closure of its new emissions trading fund, The Prototype Carbon Fund.
Since 1992 the World Bank has poured $20 billion into 300 dirty fossil fuel energy projects that over their lifetime will produce an incredible 40 billion tons of Carbon Dioxide- as much as the ENTIRE WORLD EMISSIONS FOR TWO YEARS.
(50 YEARS) WB CLIMATE DESTRUCTION: 9 YEARS OF FOSSIL FUEL LOANS
For Release October 29, 2001
NEW DATABASE CALCULATES LIFETIME GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM NINE YEARS OF WORLD BANK FOSSIL FUEL PROJECTS