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bananas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-24-08 08:03 PM
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13. Nonviolent direct actions against coal: 2008
Edited on Wed Sep-24-08 08:05 PM by bananas

Around the world, the pace of direct action efforts against coal continued to increase in 2008.

1 Background
2 Definition and history of nonviolent direct action
3 Al Gore speaks out in favor of direct action
3.1 March 28, 2008: Mountain Justice Spring Break action at AMP-Ohio headquarters in Columbus
3.2 April 1, 2008: Rising Tide/Earth First! occupation of Cliffside construction site
3.3 April 1, 2008: Rainforest Action Network blockade of NYC Citibank office
3.4 April 1, 2008: Rising Tide/Rainforest Action Network blockade of Boston Bank of America branch
3.5 April 1, 2008: Occupation of Ffos-y-fran coal mine construction site
3.6 April 1, 2008: Eastside Climate Action blockade of E.ON headquarters in Nottingham
3.7 April 3, 2008: Rising Tide occupation of Aberthaw Power Station
3.8 April 15, 2008: Blue Ridge Earth First! blockade Dominion Power's headquarters
3.9 April 19, 2008: Rising Tide blockade of coal terminal construction site in New South Wales
3.10 June 13, 2008: Activists halt coal train on its way to UK's largest power plant
3.11 June 26, 2008: Activists Demonstrate Outside Bank of America Headquarters
3.12 June 30, 2008: Activists Blockade Dominion Headquarters
3.13 July 3, 2008: Greenpeace occupies Australia's most polluting coal-fired power plant
3.14 July 7, 2008: Earth First! Activists lockdown at American Municipal Power headquarters, Columbus, OH
3.15 July 11-12, 2008: Greenpeace activists occupy coal-fired power plant smokestack for 33 hours
3.16 July 13 & 14, 2008: Newcastle, NSW, Australia Climate Camp stops coal trains at worlds' largest coal export port
3.17 July 16, 2008: UK activists target coal-fired plant's PR spin machine
3.18 July 20, 2008: Four arrested at Tennessee strip mine
3.19 July 21, 2008: Australian citizens blockade farm to stop coal exploration
3.20 July 28, 2008: Greenpeace paints anti-coal messages on 20 coal ships
3.21 August 11, 2008: Activists glue themselves to coal giant's headquarters
3.22 August 11, 2008: Southeast Convergence for Climate Action locks-down at Bank of America, Richmond VA
3.23 September 15, 2008: 20 Protesters lock-down at Dominion coal plant construction site, Wise County, VA
4 Resources
4.1 References


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