Africa Land Summit Protest: 26th June 2012: Pension fund managers and hedge funds have their eyes on a new money making scheme: to buy up acres and acres of African farmland. They met to discuss their new plans for Africa. Biofuelwatch volunteers joined ActionAid and Friends of the Earth to protest this form of neo-colonialism:
19th April, Edinburgh: MSPs joined protesters from Biofuelwatch, Friends of the Earth Scotland, No Leith Biomass Campaign and Grangemouth Community Council outside the Scottish Parliament to demand the end of subsidies for dirty biomass. The Green Party and Labour Party put out press releases to support the call to end subsidies for biomass. Watch a video of speeches given by MSPs Malcolm Chisholm, Alison Johnstone, and Campaigners Davina Shiell (Friends of the Earth Scotland), Mark Haldane (Grangemouth resident) and Emilia Hanna (Biofuelwatch) here.
Moving Planet rally against fossil fuels and Forth Energy’s big biomass plans, Edinburgh, 14th September 2011
Demonstration outside W4B public inquiry, Bristol, 10th August 2010
NOPE demonstration, Portland, 1/5/2010
Action Against Agrofuels, Blue NG / 2OC office occupation – 17/04/09
Agrofuel action, Bonn, 18/5 with video