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Climate Campaigners Shut Down One of UK's Dirtiest Power Stations

Feature story | November 1, 2006 at 18:00

Thirty peaceful Greenpeace activists have entered the Didcot coal-fired power station in the UK to call attention to the country's contribution to global warming through wasteful dirty energy. They have shut down the huge conveyor belts that feed...

Greenpeace activists end 26 hour occupation of Fisk Power plant

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | May 25, 2011 3 comments

Yesterday, eight Greenpeace activists climbed the 450 foot smokestack at the Fisk power plant in Chicago. From the stack, they demanded the owners shut down the dirty, dangerous Fisk and Crawford coal plants, and throughout the...

How to Quit Coal in 30 Seconds (VIDEO)

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | May 26, 2011 2 comments

UPDATE: Yesterday eight peaceful protesters on Chicago’s Fisk Coal Plant painted the message “ Quit Coal ” on the 450-foot smokestack looming over the city’s Southside Pilsen neighborhood. The protesters are scheduled to appear in...

People support the Greenpeace coal activists and Chicago communities

Blog by Michelle Frey | May 25, 2011

As the Greenpeace coal activists awake ontop of the 450-foot smokestack this morning, they'll be happy to hear about the overwhelming public support they're getting. People from all over the country are supporting an end to dirty...

Chicago coal action update

Blog by Michelle Frey | May 24, 2011 3 comments

UPDATE: we are now at over 11,000 emails sent to Ted Craver, CEO of Edison International. Add your voice right away! Greenpeace activists are still occupying the very top of the 450-foot smokestack at the Fisk power plant in...

New Video! Fisk and Crawford: Stop Making Chicago Sick

Blog by Michelle Frey | May 24, 2011 2 comments

Before dawn, a team of eight Greenpeace activists climbed the 450 foot smokestack at the Fisk power plant in Chicago. From the stack, they are demanding that the operators shut down the dirty, dangerous Fisk and Crawford coal ...

Why I'm on a smokestack in Chicago

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | May 24, 2011 2 comments

Community activists in Chicago are fighting for their lives right now against Edison International - the giant utility company that owns the city’s two coal-fired power plants. Pollution from the Fisk and Crawford plants...

How to Quit Coal in 30 Seconds

Video | May 26, 2011 at 9:30

Beautiful time-lapse footage of activists painting "Quit Coal" on the smokestack of Chicago's Fisk coal-fired power plant.

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