Press Release 30th May – For Immediate Release Platform , UK Tar Sands Network  and the Indigenous Environmental Network  have revealed that in the past year the Royal Bank of Scotland underwrote bonds worth $131.25 million  for controversial Canadian tar sands pipeline company Enbridge Energy Partners . At the RBS AGM tomorrow… Continue Reading
Tar Monsters on the loose!
Hello Tar Monster Thwarters! There has been an incredible flurry of action in the past 48 hours as we escalate efforts to stop the UK from blocking the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD). And these are just the highlights! For more updates, check our facebook and twitter pages. Lewes tackles the Tar Monster HM Department for… Continue Reading
First Nations protest Tar Sands investments at RBS AGM
Representatives from some of Canada’s First Nations today demanded in person that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) stops financing the controversial tar sands industry in Alberta, Canada, at the bank’s AGM. The protest came as new research, published by a coalition of UK and North American NGOs, shows that since being bailed out with… Continue Reading
BP and RBS targetted by Tar Sands Tour
Dear AGM-stormers, A lot has happened since our last newsletter: our First Nations crew (Clayton, Jasmine and Melina) have arrived, we’ve made new friends from various corners of the world, been dragged out of the Excel Centre, gained a load of media coverage and kept tar sands well and truly on BP’s agenda. And, best… Continue Reading