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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

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1 in 5 do not have access to electricity. End the scandal of fuel poverty - in the UK and around the world

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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.

Energy justice not packed lunches

The idea at the core of our energy justice campaign is that corporate control of energy has failed to deliver for people or the planet, and that more democratic ways of running our energy systems are needed if we want everyone to be able to access the energy they need without destroying the climate or anyone’s backyard. Events of this week have definitely demonstrated this.

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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.

Protestors will target RBS at its AGM in Edinburgh on Wednesday, demanding that the bank pull its money out of coal.

Protestors dressed as bankers will hand out lumps of coal disguised as luxury chocolates – fossil rochers – while others will hold placards reading ‘RBS out of coal’.

RBS invests more in coal mining worldwide than any other UK bank, providing the industry with more than £4 billion since 2005. It ranks eighth of all banks globally for its financing of coal.