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.


Public inquiry u-turn into West Cumbria coal mine application

A public inquiry is a formal process started by a Minister (Robert Jenrick in this case) and run by The Planning Inspectorate where the facts of the case are examined more closely than in a council hearing. We now have another opportunity to expose the falsehoods within justifications for the West Cumbria coal mine and highlight the reasons it must never go ahead. 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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Victory - Brit and Hiscox will never insure Adani coal mine

Major Lloyd’s of London insurers Brit and Hiscox, are the latest firms to rule out insurance for Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine project. Their commitments are major blows to Adani’s disastrous Carmichael coal project.

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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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