UK: Community opponents of planned Field House coal mine buoyed by international solidarity

UK: Community opponents of planned Field House coal mine buoyed by international solidarity

YLNM member group Coal Action Network (CAN) are supporting UK communities to reject new opencast coal mines. The following article describes how, at a recent hearing for one mine, CAN read out a solidarity letter coordinated in collaboration with YLNM, bringing the voices of coal-affected communities in the Global South to...

Open Letter: Voices From The Global South Oppose English Opencast Coal Mines

Open Letter: Voices From The Global South Oppose English Opencast Coal Mines

Representatives of over fifty groups from twenty-three countries who are opposing coal mining and working for climate justice have signed an open letter against UK opencast coal mining. The letter, addressed to the Planning Inspectorate and Derbyshire County Council, asks for two opencast coal mine applications to be refused, as...