Art Not Oil
For creativity, climate justice & an end to oil industry sponsorship of the arts. Art Not Oil has campaigned against Big Oil cultural sponsorship since 2004. It has also encouraged artists to create work that explores the damage that companies like BP and Shell are doing to the planet, and to celebrate the role art can play in counteracting that damage, seeking solutions or simply lifting the spirits.
Bikes Alive was established to facilitate nonviolent direct action in defense of the life and safety of cyclists (and pedestrians) in London, in the face of official policies which pander to the most anti-social, dangerous, and selfish behaviour of many motorists. Lobbying and symbolic action is insufficient. We need to assert our right to move peacefully and safely round the streets of our city: we need to resist! Bikes Alive has organised twice-monthly go-slows in King’s Cross since January 2012.
Campaign against Climate Change
The Campaign against Climate Change brings people together to push for the urgent and resolute action we need to prevent the catastrophic destabilisation of global climate. Since 2005 the Campaign has organised a yearly National Climate March at the time of the annual United Nations Climate Talks, and also mobilises people on climate issues all though the year.
Climate Justice Collective
Formed out of the Camp for Climate Action, The Climate Justice Collective (CJC) is a grassroots network of UK groups and individuals. CJC supports and takes action against the root causes of climate change for a clean, affordable and democratic energy system.
Climate Rush Bristol
Inspired by Climate Rush, the suffragettes and a desire to be involved. Join CRB to stir your climate passion, discover your local battlegrounds and form a community willing to stand up to an oil-run world.
Taking Direct Action against Fracking – the extraction of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing. Fracking is coming to the UK – it’s a fracking disaster!
London Bike Swarm
Inspired by Portland Bike Swarm in the US, London Bike Swarm was born to support activism and the Occupy movement in London, UK. London Bike Swarm are bicycle-riders, Londoners and want a future with fairer economic structure for all. They commit to non-violence and will swarm with a smile to protect fellow protestors.
Plane Stupid is a network of grassroots groups that take non violent direct action against aviation expansion. They have three demands: end to short haul flights and airport expansion, stop aviation advertising; a just transition to sustainable jobs and transport.
Rising Tide is a grassroots network of independent groups and individuals committed to taking action and building a movement against climate change.
SPEAK is a network connecting together young adults and students to campaign about issues of global injustice, spanning issues of climate change, the arms trade, trade justice and corporate accountability.
UK Tar Sands Network
The UK Tar Sands Network campaigns in partnership with Indigenous communities affected by the Tar Sands oil developments in Canada. It targets governments, UK companies, banks and investors operating in the Alberta Tar Sands, and works with climate activists, environmental NGOs, policymakers, student campaigning groups, and anyone else who is concerned about the impacts of Tar Sands.
Green social networking sites
Climate science and reports
www.ipcc.ch - IPCC
www.ghf-geneva.org – Kofi Annan Human Impact Report
Support, Training, Advice
Green and Black Cross
The Green & Black Cross is an entirely independent grassroots project set up in the spirit of mutual aid and solidarity to support autonomous social struggles within the UK. Currently Green & Black Cross has four active wings, the Legal Support project (now including defendants support), Street Medics, Action Kitchens and Protest Toilets. They also offer legal observer and “know your rights” training sessions.