Drax is the world’s biggest biomass power station, the UK’s biggest coal fired power station, and the UK’s biggest single emitter of green house gasses. Now Drax is even getting involved in gas! Demos on the day of the AGM At Drax’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) we will be protesting outside of The Royal York […]

#Axedrax demo at power station
October 27, 2016

On October 22 people from across the country gathered at Drax power station to protest against its continual use of coal to produce electricity and its unsustainable burning of wood. Drax was the site of the world’s first climate camp ten years ago, and we wanted to commemorate its impact on local and global climate […]

Environmental campaign groups warn that the imminent takeover of the UK’s so far publicly owned Green Investment Bank (GIB) by the Australian Macquarie Group will put an end to its green credentials. Those credentials have already come under doubt as a result of GIB investments in coal and biomass burning Drax power station and in waste […]

#AxeDrax
September 21, 2016

Come to Drax to protest and celebrate It’s ten years since the first Camp for Climate Action at Drax power station. There were another four in England, two in Scotland and two in Wales, since 2006 Climate Camp has spread around the world. Join us for a demo and celebration at Drax Power station, 22nd […]

This week saw the AGM of Drax – the UK’s biggest coal fired power station and the biggest biomass power station in the UK and HSBC who fund mining in Colombia and Russia. Protesters from Biofuelwatch were joined by campaigners from Coal Action Network, London Mining Network and others to highlight the human and environmental […]

We plan to gather in the city of London, at 11 am on Wed April 20th. Together we can #AxeDrax – please join us in a lively protest outside the annual Drax shareholder AGM. Let’s gather in solidarity and demand cleaner, greener energy generation systems. Drax represents antiquated, out-dated, energy generation – so the biomassive […]

At the end of 2015 Lynemouth Power station burnt its last coal. A small coal power station which was originally built to power the Rio Tinto/ Alcan aluminium smelter lying next to it. Since the smelter closed the power station has been contributing to the national grid. It was turned off on the 22nd December […]

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#axedrax 2015: action round up
April 24, 2015

On Wednesday 22nd April 2015, we celebrated Earth Day with Biofuelwatch and the London Mining Network by targeting the UK’s biggest power station at its company AGM. Highlights of the day included: a lively protest held together with the London Mining Network outside the AGM, disruption inside the AGM, a stunt at the DECC offices […]