IN CLIMATE FIGHT, A TIME FOR CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE?
- Fired up over coal. // Third Sector;4/9/2008, p4
The article reports on protests on April 1, 2008 in Great Britain over government plans to build eight new coal powered stations. Demonstrators reportedly set up home-made cooling towers in Parliament Square in London. Labor Party member of Parliament Martin Salter met with demonstrators who...
- Climate camp for power station. // Professional Engineering;6/25/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p7
The article reports on Camp for Climate Action, a climate change protest at E.On's Kingsnorth power station in Kent, England. This campaign is aimed to oppose plans to build a new coal power station on the site. Kingsnorth is the only coal power station awaiting government approval. The...
- The Trouble With the Global War on Coal. Davenport, Coral // National Journal;11/2/2013, p10
The article reports on the protest action staged by thousands of mine workers from West Virginia and Kentucky against the plan of the U.S. government to end its support for public financing of coal-fired power plants around the world. The move of the government is reportedly part of a series of...
- THE CATASTROPHIST. Kolbert, Elizabeth // New Yorker;6/29/2009, Vol. 85 Issue 19, p39
The article presents a profile of James Hansen, who is a climatologist and director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City. Hansen's participation in a protest against the Capitol Power Plant over its use of coal is discussed. Hansen is the creator of Model Zero, the...
- Soot camp. // Red Pepper Magazine;Oct/Nov2008, Issue 162, p42
The article focuses on the activists who travelled to Kingsnorth power station to register their disgust at the British government's support for coal-fired power stations and the lack of urgent action on climate change. It shows the climate camp, a peaceful and legitimate demonstration against...
- Shut down Hazelwood. Peterson, Chris; Hawkins, Trent // Green Left Weekly;10/6/2010, Issue 855, p5
The article reports on the protests made by climate activists on their campaign to close Australia's coal-fired power station in Hazelwood, Melbourne.
- $70+bn needed for Myanmar electrical infrastructure. // Coal International;May/Jun2015, Vol. 263 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on Myanmar witnessing local protests over its coal-fired power plant projects in wake of constant electricity shortages.
- Protesters: 'Switch off Hazelwood'. Baer, Hans // Green Left Weekly;10/20/2010, Issue 857, p2
The article reports on the success of the Switch off Hazelwood, Switch on Renewable Energy protest against dirtiest coal-fired power station at Latrobe Valley in Victoria.
- Climate protesters reveal media tactics. Magee, Kate // PRWeek (London);8/15/2008, p4
The article reports on the arrest of campaigners at the Climate Camp 2008 in Great Britain who were protesting against the building of a new coal-fired power station in Kent, England. According to participant Terry Graves, they wanted to show that direct action is a proportion response to what...