In solidarity with the over 10,000 U.S. activists who circled the (real) White House yesterday to oppose construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, UK climate activists circled a model, mini White House outside the U.S. embassy in London. Of course, the protesters carried banners with quick phrases like “Obama NO!” and “Tar sands
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Friends of a fellow Important Media writer, 3 ballet dancers, made a statement this week by interrupting BP’s 3rd Summer Screen in Trafalgar Square, London. The ballet dancers danced a short piece based on Swan Lake, “with the classic tale used as analogy for BP’s controversial investment in the Canadian tar sands,” the UK Tar Sands Network reports.