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 […]

Let’s stop the diversion of the Arroyo Bruno in La Guajira Colombia. Please sign the petition from local people click here. Hi, my name is Samuel Arregoces. I am a community leader in La Guajira. Today I am asking Colombians and people from all over the world to demand that the Colombian President, Juan Manuel […]

UK Coal Phase Out
November 21, 2016

In November 2015 Amber Rudd, when she was secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, said, “I am pleased to announce that we will be launching a consultation in the spring on when to close all unabated coal-fired power stations. Our consultation will set out proposals to close coal by 2025 – and restrict […]

Ferneybeds opencast plan scrapped
November 21, 2016

Banks mining company has announced that it wont mine 752,000 tonnes of coal from Ferneybeds, in Northumberland. The news is welcomed by local campaigners, who are pleased that they wont be subject to dust coming from the mine, increased HGVs on local roads, noise, light pollution and loss of habitat. The application to mine at […]