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  • Action begins at coal power station smokestack near Poznan...

    Blogpost by Jess - 2 December, 2008 at 10:11 2 comments

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    I've just received this email from Gavin, who is currently at the top of a smokestack in Konin, Poland demanding government leaders Quit Coal and GET SERIOUS about climate change. We'll keep you updated as the action progresses.

    I've stepped away from ... Read more >

  • Poznan climate negotiations kick off!

    Blogpost by Lisa - 1 December, 2008 at 21:32

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    I was in Poznan today as the UN climate talks started. Over 8,000 delegates are attending from all over the world. With bleak skies and media helicopters flying around the atmoaphere was really quite dramatic!

    Jess will be blogging here directly from t... Read more >

  • Climate change starts here

    Blogpost by Lisa - 30 November, 2008 at 17:06 2 comments

    After a lot of hard work setting this up - some of the activists at the Climate Rescue Station managed to hang a message over the side of the mine.

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    The mine security freaked out and cut the ropes that were holding the letters... shame the Polish Gover... Read more >

  • Game Over

    Blogpost by Lisa - 29 November, 2008 at 18:52

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    The open cast mines around here are massive and seem to go on an on for miles. I had never seen an open mine before I came here but they are the most ugly looking landscapes. It's difficult to appreciate the size of one unless you go right into it and... Read more >

  • Back at camp

    Blogpost by Lisa - 29 November, 2008 at 12:11

    I got back to the Climate Rescue Station from Warsaw last night. We just had a Polish photographer, Karol Grygoruk, here for a few days. Here's some of his lovely pictures.

    More updates soon... Read more >

  • Get serious!

    Blogpost by Lisa - 28 November, 2008 at 9:36 1 comment

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    Whenever I talk to people outside Greenpeace they have the impression that all we do is create trouble, say "no" to a lot of things, hang banners and get arrested. Well I guess that's understandable since that's the stuff the media loves. But what you... Read more >

  • Coalaholics meeting in Poland gets Greenpeace gift

    Blogpost by Lisa - 27 November, 2008 at 22:53 1 comment
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  • Life at the Climate Rescue Station

    Blogpost by Lisa - 27 November, 2008 at 1:22

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  • Action in a coal mine - up close and personal

    Blogpost by Lisa - 25 November, 2008 at 17:23
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  • Carbon capture and the violation of domestic peace

    Blogpost by Lisa - 24 November, 2008 at 18:11 3 comments

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    I have just been released from a police station in Konin after taking part in an action today. I am back at our camp now - inside the dome - trying to make my frozen fingers move so I can tell you about it.

    This morning, 22 of us (including folks from ... Read more >

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