Three foreign human rights and environmental campaigners have come together to reject the application by Banks Group to mine at Highthorn, Northumberland. The local campaign, Save Druridge have been doing brilliant work in raising fighting this application. Activists from Colombia, Russia and Indonesia, who are all battling against coal mines in their own countries, have […]

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Representatives of fifty three groups from twenty three countries who are opposing coal mining and working for climate justice have signed an open letter against UK opencast coal mining. The letter, addressed to the Planning Inspectorate and Derbyshire County Council, asks for two opencast coal mine applications to be refused, as “English law enables applications […]

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We are pleased to announce that The Dirty Coal Tour will be joined by Pius Ginting from Friends of the Earth Indonesia. BHP Billiton, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange are plan to cause devastation in Indonesia, in addition to the countries they are already exploiting. Thanks to down to Earth and War […]

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Sheffield: Sunday 26th October, 16:00-18:00 Lecture Theatre 2, MAPP-LT02, University of Sheffield. https://www.facebook.com/events/679332315508308/ Durham: Monday 27th October, 19:00-21:00 Room ER145, Elvet Riverside 1, Durham University, DH1 3JT Newcastle: Tuesday 28th October Fine Art lecture hall, School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, 7pm-9.30pm www.facebook.com/events/470611843081124/

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Dirty Coal Tour Dates
September 22, 2014

The world’s biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, is holding its AGM in London on Thursday 23 October. London Mining Network (LMN) is working with LMN member groups Colombia Solidarity Campaign, Coal Action Network, Coal Action Scotland, War on Want and WDM, and with People and Planet and Fossil Free Universities groups, to host representatives of […]