#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...

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Today members of NAPE Uganda reached out from the front lines of resistance to fossil fuel extraction to express their solidarity with divestment campaigners in London. Here we share their powerful letter.   Dear Friends, We, Uganda’s National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), write to you to express our solidarity...

Agriculture: Our Hope For the Future. An Interview with Mariana Gomez

Agriculture: Our Hope For the Future. An Interview with Mariana Gomez

We speak to the anthropologist Mariana Gomez about how citizens of her hometown of Doima, Colombia, are resisting Anglo Gold Ashanti’s plans to build a giant tailings dam in the country’s agricultural heartland. Tell us about Doima, what is it like there? Doima is a small farming town in the centre...