Yorkshire & the Humber

Yorkshire & the Humber

Drax power station demonstration and celebration, 22/10/16

Biofuelwatch, Coal Action Network and others will be demonstrating at Drax Power Station, to celebrate ten years of climate action (since the first UK climate camp at Drax) and calling for Drax to be shut down and replaced with genuine renewables.

webpage here

http://www.biofuelwatch.org.uk/2016/axedrax-october-22/

and fb event here

Ditch Coal Speaking Tour. The realities of coal mining in Russia. 25th May to 10th June.

Mining is going on a hundred meters away. When they started blasting, all the dust was brought to our vegetable gardens. Vegetables got covered with the coal dust which is impossible to wash out. Now I don‘t want to harm myself by eating anything from this garden,” a resident of Kazas, Siberia, Russia, describes the impact of coal mining.