The Two Degrees: yet another BHP Billiton AGM

The Two Degrees: yet another BHP Billiton AGM

Samuel Arregoces from Colombia arrives at the BHP Billiton AGM (Photo: Christian McLaughlin) Report on the 22 October 2015 London AGM of BHP Billiton plc by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network As shareholders arrived at the BHP Billiton AGM, they were...
Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

On the 9 October, as part of global #ReclaimPower mobilisations, London Mining Network and other groups in London held an action tour in Central London, stopping at various companies and government agencies that are enabling and financing dirty energy projects around...
Islamic Climate Change Declaration Released

Islamic Climate Change Declaration Released

Photo: Islamic Relief In June we reported on Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on the environment, social justice and climate change, which  also mentioned the damage done by mining. Now a major Islamic declaration on climate change has been released, calling for...
Is coal mining in Britain heading for extinction?

Is coal mining in Britain heading for extinction?

Deep coal mines were the bedrock of Britain’s industrial revolution and the struggle to save them, and the jobs and communities that relied on them, helped define the politics of the 1970s and 80s. But it looks as though Britain’s last two deep coal mines...