A delightful divestment day in London!

A delightful divestment day in London!

By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network. Photo from Huck News Yesterday’s Global Divestment Day activities in London were delightful! Hundreds of us gathered outside London’s City Hall to call on Mayor Boris Johnson and the Greater London...
As 2015 begins, pressures on coal show no sign of ending

As 2015 begins, pressures on coal show no sign of ending

Continued use of coal is ecologically unsustainable – but it also looks as though it is economically unsustainable as well. Pressures on coal show no signs of ending Arguably, most of the world’s coal assets are already stranded — doomed by the new global...
BHP Billiton's Australian AGM

BHP Billiton's Australian AGM

BHP Billiton holds two Annual General Meetings each year – one in London, the other in Australia. Here’s a roundup of news about the November AGM in Adelaide. Protesters gather at BHP Billiton meeting BHP Billiton’s use of only fly-in fly-out workers...
Endcoal website launched

Endcoal website launched

The International Coal Network, in which LMN participates, has just launched End Coal, a new website for the global anti-coal movement that provides information and resources about the dangers of coal and the solutions to meeting global energy needs. Endcoal.org is a...
Coal miners against coal?

Coal miners against coal?

The Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia By Ewa Jasiewicz This blog first appeared on Union Solidarity International at https://usilive.org/coal-miners-against-coal/. Freddy Lozano leads a union of coal miners who are against coal mining. Let me break that down for you....
Push for European climate action

Push for European climate action

In March, European leaders will come together to agree a new EU climate deal. If thousands of us send David Cameron and Nick Clegg a message, they can push for the ambitious action that the world needs. Take action: write to them via the Stop Climate Chaos...
Sign petition for a frack-free future in the UK

Sign petition for a frack-free future in the UK

David Cameron claims that fracking could alleviate fuel poverty, but even his friends at Cuadrilla – the fracking company slated to cash in on the dash for gas – feel fracking’s impact on household bills will be ‘basically insignificant.’ What we do know...
Get the banks out of coal!

Get the banks out of coal!

Take action: sign WDM’s petition. Open pit coal mines are responsible for vast destruction and forced displacements of whole communities in the developing world. Coal is also a major contributor to climate change. The problems are exacerbated by the UK financial...