Solar Generation from universities learns about how villagers affected by Mae Moh coal mine fought for their rights from the president of Occupational Patient Rights Network. The activity is part of Global Day of Action aiming to send message "get ...

Photo | December 4, 2008

Solar Generation from universities learns about how villagers affected by Mae Moh coal mine fought for their rights from the president of Occupational Patient Rights Network. The activity is part of Global Day of Action aiming to send message "get serious about climate change" to governments around the world gather at the Conference of Parties under UNFCCC and Meeting of the Parties under Kyoto Protocol in Poznan, Poland where negotiations are ongoing on a range of measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions to stop the dire impacts predicted to result from climate change. Mae Moh coal plant is one of the largest lignite-fired electricity generating facilities in Southeast Asia. Every hour the plant pour approximately 7 tons of sulphur dioxide into the local environment. Every year, Mae Moh coal plant emits over 7 million tons of climate change-inducing carbon dioxide.

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