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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

By Almuth Ernsting, Biofuelwatch. 23/09/2016. (Re-published from the Yes to Life, no to mining blog) On 22nd October, activists against coal, against forest destruction for bioenergy, and for climate justice will be protesting outside the UK’s biggest power station: Drax in North Yorkshire. 10 years ago, Drax was the site of the first Climate Camp, a […]

#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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On 26th November 2015 the Government announced that it would no longer be offering £1 billion in a competition to help commercialize technology for capturing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and storing it. This process is called carbon capture and storage (CCS). This affects two projects, one for gas at Peterhead in Aberdeenshire and […]