What happened on Aberthaw beach
January 30, 2017

On Saturday (January 28th) Aberthaw power station stopped vehicle movements on their only access road to the power station. 145 people came to a demonstration on the beach in front of the power station. It was organised by Reclaim the Power, United Valleys Action Group, Bristol Rising Tide and Coal Action Network. People gathered to […]

Aberthaw demo pictures
January 28, 2017

145 from across South Wales Machnlleth London and Bristol came to Aberthaw today to demand that the power station is promptly shut. Here are the first four of the brilliant pictures of the day  

Tomorrow – End Coal. Green Jobs Now
January 27, 2017

Tomorrow outside Aberthaw power station, Reclaim the Power, Bristol Rising Tide and United Valley’s Action Group will be with the Coal Action Network to demand “Shut Aberthaw: Green jobs now!” From 1pm Saturday 28th January at Aberthaw Power Station, Leys beach car park, Limpert Bay, West Aberthaw, CF62 4ZW 100 protesters are expected to march […]

RWE npower demonstration
January 27, 2017

Activists from Reclaim the Power descended on RWE npower’s Swindon offices on Monday 23rd January, as part of an on-going campaign by Reclaim the Power, Coal Action Network and Bristol Rising Tide, against Aberthaw power station. Banners reading, “RWE kills,” “End Coal Now,” “Aberhaw is choking us” and “Close Aberthaw” perfectly articulated why we were […]

Join Coal Action Network, Friends of the Earth and London Mining Network for a creative demonstration to demand an end to coal in the UK now. When February 8th 2017 12 noon – demonstration 10am-6pm public sculpture-making (drop-in) Where  Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2AW Delaying the end of […]

Aberthaw power station’s entrance road was blockaded on Monday 12th December. Activists from Reclaim the Power took the action to highlight the impacts Aberthaw, and all other coal power stations, have on climate change and air pollution. Around 15 people blocked the only entrance with two tripods, tall metal structures which cannot be moved easily […]

RWE – Land or Coal?
December 6, 2016

Brilliant new comic about coal mining and energy in Germany. RWE who own Aberthaw in South Wales also own three enormous opencast mines in the Rhineland. At present activists are fighting for every tree in the Hambacher forest as RWE tries to clear the whole area by March 2017. Hambacher Forest activists have a frequently […]

The British government has recently released its consultation document which proposes the phasing out of the last 8 coal fired power stations in 2025.The Coal Action Network are among the organisations campaigning for a faster, legally binding phase out. One of the reasons why 2025 is too slow is because of the impacts of coal […]

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