Leave it in the ground!

Bassey, Nnimmo
January 2009
New Internationalist;Jan/Feb2009, Issue 419, p16
A pair of articles is presented on the movement to halt global fossil fuel dependence: an account of a local movement to stop oil drilling in Nigeria, and a personal narrative of a British activist arrested for participating in the occupation of a coal train in Great Britain. The first article discusses the pollution, government corruption, and violence bred in Nigeria by crude oil production, and the second details the protest by the environmental group Climate Camp.


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