• 15 May 2023 admin


    Overview Extractive energy, food and financial systems are driving climate breakdown, the defining issue of our time. We’re tackling this by exposing who owns and controls these systems, mobilising impacted communities and envisioning sustainable and socially just alternatives. Drawing on Platform’s unique 40-year history, our team of campaigners, researchers and artists are working across the…

  • Research,  Arts
    ACTIVE    2019 — Ongoing

    Food Justice

    What could our kitchens and corner shops look like in Tower Hamlets if we had a large-scale, community-led food system? If local people could be empowered by a system unbeholden to big corporations and instead led by care, abundance and justice? This food system we dream of centres love and respect between people and the…

    Food Justice

  • Action
    ACTIVE    Ongoing

    UK Divest

    The strongest chain sustaining the UK’s carbon web is finance. Without the capital to build more carbon bombs, big polluters like BP & Shell could not survive. The continued extraction of oil and gas is fundamentally driven by the desire to generate high returns on capital: our finance campaigning seeks to redirect that capital.  In…

    UK Divest

  • Research,  Campaign
    ACTIVE    2020 — Ongoing

    North Sea Just Transition

    We are building power toward a just energy transition in the UK North Sea and putting workers’ experience and expertise at its heart.

    North Sea Just Transition

  • Crude Britannia

    Oil and gas  has shaped our economy, our politics and our society for the best part of a century. More than that, it’s shaped the people we are, the way we think and the way we feel. If climate breakdown demands that we move beyond oil and gas, then how are we to reshape the…

    Crude Britannia

  • Of Oil & Water

    The Oil Machine in Torrington, North Devon Cathy Slaughter is explaining a little about XR North Devon as people slowly drift into the foyer of  The Plough Arts Centre in Torrington, North Devon. “There’s a good group of really active members and of course many more who are signed up on the Facebook page. We…

    Of Oil & Water

  • Strength in collective action

    The Oil Machine in Dumfries A sudden burst of clapping from a couple at the back of the café and a ripple of laughter through the audience. This is the first response of the evening and the humour is ironic. It is in response to comments from the panel about the challenge of getting to…

    Strength in collective action

  • 27 Apr 2023 admin

    Privacy Policy

    Platform is committed to protecting personal information and being transparent about what information we hold and for what purpose. Our full privacy policy is explained below, but the main points to note are: ●  We will only ever ask for what we really need to know. ●  We will collect and use the personal data…

  • 27 Apr 2023 admin

    Sample Page

    This is an example page. It’s different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). Most people start with an About page that introduces them to potential site visitors. It might say something like this: Hi there! I’m a bike messenger…

  • Hospicing the Pipeline

    The Oil Machine in Hawick Julie and I talked long. And we talked of death. We talked of the passing of fathers, and husbands, and friends. An idea grew between us through that conversation in her flat. Later we shared it with those sitting in The Cornucopia Room, gathered to watch a screening of The…

    Hospicing the Pipeline