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Transport

Climate activists tell Scottish govt: “Get on yer bike!”

Scots call for increased funding for walking and cycling

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On your bike

Roy St Pierre, Lancashire

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The Aviation Justice Express

British climate change activists blocked from entering the US

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Carbon Cycle 2011

Welsh activists take action on transport.

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Solidarity and humility

Michael Pooler reflects on the “Pedal: 100 Days to Palestine” project that took him to communities of change and resistance across Europe

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Military conversion

Peace News last visited the Slovenian long-lived social centre, Metelkova, in 1995. Michael Pooler stopped by when the PEDAL: 100 Days to Palestine cycle ride to Palestine passed through last month.

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Ian Roberts & Phil Edwards, The Energy Glut. The Politics of Fatness in an Overheating World

Zed Books, 2010; 182pp; £14.99

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Cranking out the joy

Over 20% of all UK carbon emissions come from cars & lorries. The first mile of every car journey produces a disproportionately high level of CO2 and one in four car journeys is less than two miles. There is a simple solution on two wheels.

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The rise and rise of the movement against road building

Why is road building back on the agenda after the infamous protests against road building in the 1990s forced a dramatic turn around in government transport policy away from building roads?

Stop the short haul

I first met Plane Stupid in November 2005, at a protest outside a conference gala dinner for aviation executives on London's TowerBridge.