The impacts of lifestyle consumption workshop

Submitted by thebrentc on Tue, 10/30/2001 - 23:00

HIGH CONSUMPTION LIFESTYLES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Rising Tide Gathering Workshop notes- October 2001

WHAT IS LIFESTYLE CONSUMPTION?

This workshop defines lifestyle as "products and services consumed as part of an individual’s day to day life and over which he or she has a degree of choice regarding product, quantity and price ". Each person’s lifestyle is therefore developed by themselves in daily negotiation with the wider society and the consumer market.

By this definition. an individual’s lifestyle consumption is composed of:

Dismantling the Oil Industry - more detailed notes

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 10/30/2001 - 23:00

Notes from PLATFORM discussion as part of workshop 2, Sunday

1. The question was raised as to how much leverage the other companies in the web have on Shell or BP Vs how much leverage Shell/BP have on them?

2. Springing from this: Should we target the central hub or the periphery of the web for most effective campaigning/actions.

World Car Free Day

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 09/19/2001 - 23:00
20.9.01

Protests - 20 September
Oxford Rising Tide Group - Critical Mass bicycle protest, Manchester Rising Tide Group - Critical Mass AND an evening of videos, information and inspiration

CLIMATE SCEPTIC GETS BAKED ALASKA

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 09/04/2001 - 23:00
5.9.01

Danish anti-environmentalist author Bjorn Lomborg had pie on his face in a climate change protest in Oxford.


PRESS RELEASE
Lomborg gets pied

'Pies for damn lies and statistics' as Danish anti-green author gets his just desserts

Danish anti-environmentalist author Bjorn Lomborg today received his just desserts courtesy of a fellow writer enraged at his "dangerous and misleading" statements on crucial green issues. A pie was thrown in his face at Borders Bookshop in Oxford just after 7pm this evening.

Oil Company Assaults Ecuadorian Activists

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 08/30/2001 - 23:00
31.8.01

Nine women environmentalists were violently assaulted when they attempted a peaceful office occupation against the construction of the new heavy crude pipeline. They were protesting against a 500 mile pipeline which will help oil companies double production in the Amazon.

Oilwatch International Æ Amazon Watch Æ Project Underground

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2001

Contacts in the US: Janet Lloyd 310.455.0617
Contacts in Ecuador: Esperanza Martinez or Yvonne Ramos at 011-593-98-25637 or amazonia@hoy.net

OIL COMPANIES' ASSAULT ON ECUADORIAN ACTIVISTS & JOURNALISTS CONDEMNED INTERNATIONALLY