Actions against Aberthaw
August 3, 2017

Aberthaw power station has been the dirtiest UK power station, killing 400 people a year with its toxic fumes. Coal Action Network, Bristol Rising Tide, Reclaim the Power and United Valley’s Action Group began a series of actions to close Aberthaw power station in December 2016. This follows work with communities living close to Welsh […]

The last couple of weeks in Germany have been full of inspiring direct action against RWE coal mines and the power stations they supply. Highlights include: A 19 hour blockade of the train lines supplying coal from the mines to the power stations 1,000 activists entered and stopped work on at least four of the […]

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At 6am on the 15th of December thirty campaigners from Coal Action Scotland together with local residents peacefully blockaded the entrance to the Scottish Coal-operated Ravenstruther coal rail terminal in South Lanarkshire. Scotland’s CO2 emissions are increasing significantly. Because of the burning of coal it will be impossible for Scotland to meet its 80% target […]

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EON Face Off begins with 72Hrs of Action
December 15, 2008

Coal is a big part of British history and but with our new understanding of climate change we know it cant play a role in our future. Not only does coal power make achiving the govornments climate change goals an impossiblity, it also badly undermines the UK’s credebility at international negotiations.