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#AustraliansForCoal is the latest sign of an industry in values freefall

Blog entry by David Ritter | 15 April, 2014

  ‘The problem for coal is that it is the single greatest driver of climate change’. Photograph: Tim Wimborne/Reuters Originally published in The Guardian During the second world war, my dad performed his war service down the coal mines in the UK...

Twitter responds to #AustraliansForCoal

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | 15 April, 2014

When the Australian Minerals Council launched their million-dollar pro-coal advertising campaign yesterday, Australians for Coal, they weren’t expecting this. They were trying to build a movement of people committed to supporting good ol’...

Air, water, and climate – the triple whammy that ends China’s coal boom

Feature Story | 14 April, 2014 at 11:50

This week, Beijing’s air pollution is way above safe levels again, the world’s largest coal company has been forced to change its water strategy, and the UN panel looking at options to act against climate change is expected to report that global...

More cans than cigarette butts in clean-up campaign

Blog entry by Ian Kiernan | 14 April, 2014

Why is it every time I try to pay a visit to the managing director of Coca Cola I’m met by police? It started when a small group of us delivered bags of empty bottles and cans to then managing director Terry Davis at his office. It continued when...

Thumbs up for 100, 000 fans!

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 10 April, 2014

Today we celebrate a new milestone – 100,000 Facebook fans. While some of you may be thinking “oh, so what!” I wanted to explain why this is actually a significant achievement for digital activism. Why Facebook matters It’s just a ‘like’ right?

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