Europe is Still Burning....

Damning new report reveals the indigenous communities torn up by coal imports that continue to power Europe and its steel industry. Today, Tuesday 30th March, Still Burning - a network against hard coal and neocolonialism – releases a new report Still Burning.

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Lloyd's of London marketplace & coal insurance - FAQs

Firstly, it’s nothing at all to do with Lloyd’s PLC, the bank – they’re not great either, but that’s another story. Lloyd’s of London is a large insurance corporation with an HQ in London but trade insurance globally. In its own words, Lloyd’s of London “oversees and supports... Read more...

“Nothing neutral in new coal” – youth activists pressure government to stop coking coal mine

Today [8thFebruary 2021], youth climate activists added their voice against the planned coking coal mine in West Cumbria. Elijah McKenzie-Jackson (17) submitted a 111,000 signature petition to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

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Lloyd's Feeling the Pressure over Coal

As they reopened after lockdown, Lloyd's of London and companies involved in their marketplace opened their offices to find local people demanding that they rule out insuring the West Cumbria and Adani coal mines immediately.

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COAL & the UK

The UK still extracts and imports coal, primarily through opencast mining methods, for steel and cement production as well as for power stations.

There are several new coal mines proposed in the planning system awaiting approval, and these have been delayed and contested by grassroots community campaigns.

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