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Peak oil is welcome

Richard Heinberg

7th August, 2008

Climate change is a problem of fossil fuel dependency, and solving it requires reducing that dependency quickly and dramatically. more...
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Activists get thrashed by locals

Phil Moore

1st August, 2008

When opponents of local youth football team Deansgate Ridge in Kent failed to turn up, Camp for Climate Action members stepped in – only to lose 7-1. more...
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Clean coal myth at E-On's Kingsnorth

News

1st July, 2008

Don't believe the carbon capture hype, say MPs and NGOs more...
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Coal is over

Joss Garman

22nd June, 2008

Britain lingers near to the bottom of the European league table for renewable energy, so why does it seem that the government are willing to add more coal nails to the coffin? more...
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The new coal age

Amy Scaife

3rd June, 2008

The coal industry of last century is the prime reason Merthyr Tydfil has the worst health in the UK. Now, with more coal and cash to carve from one of Europe’s largest opencast mines, developers and the local authority are back to finish the job. Words and photographs by Amy Scaife more...
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50 coal-fired power stations cancelled in US during 2007

News

23rd January, 2008

Over 50 coal-fired power stations were cancelled or delayed in the US during 2007 according to Global Energy Decision, a consulting firm employed by the Department of Energy. more...

Power On - Clean Coal

Jon Hughes and Mark Anslow

1st November, 2007

Clean Coal Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is the technology of stripping carbon dioxide from the exhaust gases of fossil fuels and then burying it as a liquid underground.
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Big Coal sent packing in Iowa

News

17th October, 2007

Campaigners in the US are celebrating a victory against a proposed coal power plant in Iowa, Environmental News Services reports. more...
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Greenpeace shut down coal-powered monster in Kent

News

9th October, 2007

Greenpeace campaigners yesterday shut down Kingsnorth coal power station in Kent to send a message that expansion plans for coal power in the UK are outdated and dangerous. more...
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Environmentalists sue over US coal subsidies

News

27th July, 2007

Environmental groups in the US are taking the government to court over its plans to subsidise new coal-fired power plants. more...
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Britain could be carbon-free by 2030

News

9th July, 2007

Britain could become a ‘carbon-free’ country in just twenty years, according to a new report published by the Wales-based Centre for Alternative Technology. more...
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China building 2 power stations a week

News

20th June, 2007

One of global warming's most famous statistics has now doubled. more...

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BP's carbon capture plans buried

News

24th May, 2007

Energy giant BP has scrapped plans to build a 'carbon capture' power plant in Scotland, which would have been able to bury its CO2 emissions underground, because of government delays. more...
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'Dirty Thirty' named and shamed

News

11th May, 2007

Ten of the Europe's thirty most polluting power stations are in the UK, a new report from the World Wildlife Fund has revealed. more...
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'We're no role model', says Australian green group

News

27th April, 2007

'Don't make the same mistakes as us,' Australian think-tank the Mineral Policy Institue has warned China more...
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Breathe Easy?

Christine Loh

8th March, 2007

With news that storms caused by smog from Asian cities over the Pacific Ocean will melt Artic ice, Christine Loh, the CEO of Civic Exchange, looks at Hong Kong, where worsening air pollution causes on average four deaths a day. more...
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Greenpeace Dumps Four Tonnes of Coal at Defra Offices

News

2nd February, 2007

Two trucks, sent by Greenpeace and daubed with "BLAIR DUMPS CLIMATE" tipped four tonnes of coal on the doorstep of the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs this morning, to expose this government's failure to act on climate change. more...

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