#AxeDrax: UK must end support for coal and biomass reaped from US and Colombia

#AxeDrax: UK must end support for coal and biomass reaped from US and Colombia

Article adpated from original Biofuelwatch press release. (Please see for fully referenced version.) On Earth Day environmental campaigners disrupted the AGM of Drax, the operators of the UK’s largest power station, as part of a day of action on biomass and coal. A lively demonstration was held outside the venue...

Support the Maputo Declaration on Climate Justice!

Support the Maputo Declaration on Climate Justice!

Those who call the African continent home are facing the worst impacts of climate change, now and in the future, having done the least to create this global crisis. At the Seeding Climate Justice meeting in Maputo between 21-23 April 2015, southern African CSOs, CBOs, popular organisations and movements came together to...

Communities of Falkirk Join Together To Resist Extreme Energy Initiatives

Communities of Falkirk Join Together To Resist Extreme Energy Initiatives

Community Overview Falkirk is a town and densely-populated district in Scotland’s Midland valley, halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Since the 17th century it has been an industrial centre for coal, iron and steel, and Grangemouth remains the location of Scotland’s only petrochemical refinery. In recent decades, extractive industries waned, and...