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We live in an era of energy injustice

The corporate grip over energy keeps 1.3 billion people around the world without access to electricity, and privatisation is putting equitable energy access even further out of reach.

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Power to the people

To ensure everyone has access to energy and tackle climate change, we need to take control of energy from big business and finance.

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Stop forced displacements by dirty coal

Colombian local communities are faced with forced displacement

Stop aid for privatisation

In Nigeria, where only half have access to electricity, the UK government is spending £100 million of its aid budget supporting the privatisation of its electricity system

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Most unelectrifying: The mainstream media’s fixation with aid

As the Chancellor prepares to deliver his Budget to Parliament today, the UK government’s commitment to ring-fence aid seems to be the mainstream media’s sole focus when it comes to global poverty. It’s the same every year.

Time to take on the energy Monopoly – and win!

Today’s news that the Big Six are overcharging its most loyal and vulnerable customers up to £234 a year is just the latest evidence that energy privatisation doesn’t work.

A Slick Mystery: Holmes and Watson confront the oily criminal BP in the British Museum

12 February 2015

On Sunday, activists entered the British Museum and launched a guerrilla theatre performance featuring Holmes and Watson searching for the BP ‘criminal’ hiding in the museum.

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New research released today shows that since 2002, £140 million of UK aid money has been spent by the Department for International Development on projects to support the privatisation of Nigeria’s energy system, with disastrous consequences.

The UK government has urged British company GCM Resources to assess how its planned coal mine in Bangladesh would affect the human rights of local people, and has condemned the company for breaching international guidelines on ethical corporate behaviour.

Representatives from Colombia and Indonesia have arrived in London to tell the BHP Billiton board that coal-mining is detroying communities.