Slow Death in Siberia

Slow Death in Siberia

YLNM members the Coal Action Network share stories from their new report- Slow Death in Siberia- which takes us deep into the coal-producing Kuzbass to hear firsthand from the indigenous Shor and other peoples how coal mining for export to nations like the UK is affecting them. Coal Action Network. 4/5/2018....

Ditch coal now! The global destruction caused by the UK’s coal power generation

Ditch coal now! The global destruction caused by the UK’s coal power generation

By Anne Harris. Originally posted by The Ecologist. The UK’s coal burn is not just having a huge impact on climate, writes Anne Harris. It’s also devastating communities in the UK, Russia, Colombia and other nations that supply our coal power stations. Those impacted are doing their best to resist...

Ditch Coal

Ditch Coal

Ditch Coal- A report from the Coal Action Network (UK) In 2015, 24% of the electricity produced in the UK came from coal fired power stations, but what do we really know about this industry? The Ditch Coal report aims to “follow the coal” in order to expose the impacts...

CONDEMNED: Russian Coal Mining and Shor Displacements

CONDEMNED: Russian Coal Mining and Shor Displacements

  • Written on: 05 February 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

CONDEMNED (2014), a 10 minute documentary from Ecodefense Art Productions, explores how the Russian coal industry is forcing the Shor Siberian indigenous people out of their villages and off their native land. Filming was conducted in the region of Kuzbass – one of the world’s largest coal deposits where over 50% Russian coal...