A selection of information resources created by or contributed to by Coal Action Network and/or partner organisations
This is a step-by-step illustrated guide as to how a company gets the legal stuff they need in place before they can start a new coal mine, or extend an existing one. The information herein is a very simplified outline of the main steps to, a much deeper reading... Read more
Welcome to EMR Capital Resources Fund 1, LP., a private equity management firm based in a Cayman Islands tax haven. We might sound less local than ‘West Cumbria Mining Ltd’, but we are the company calling the shots...
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Our book highlights the colonial entanglements of coal and warns of false green solutions – relying on hydrogen for ‘green steel’, for instance, and on renewables for ‘clean electricity’ – that don’t challenge colonialism, capitalism, and the state.It centres the voices of affected communities and warns of ‘false green solutions’.
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How Europe's coal dependency is devastating Russia's forests and indigenous Shor people.
At the heart of the report are testimonies of the indigenous Shors, a Turkic people, whose survival and beliefs are intimately tied to the nature around them which is being devestated by coal mining. Almost 40% of the coal from the Kusbass region in Siberia is bound for the UK and European Union
A report by Coal Action Network and FERN.
The global mining impacts of the UK's addiction to coal
This report aims to “follow the coal” in order to expose the impacts of the coal burned in UK power stations. CAN concludes that regardless of where coal is sourced from, the negative impacts of its extraction on communities and their environment heavily supports the argument that the UK must choose a swift and total phase out of coal now.