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Coughing up coal
Ecologist Film Unit / Ecologist magazine
India is rivaling China -- in its plans to consume coal. India is aggressively expanding construction of coal fired power plants to meet growing energy needs. Emissions from coal power plants were lin...
The Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Coal Miners Memorial
The worst coal mining disaster in Canada occurred in Hillcrest, Alberta, on Friday June 19, 1914. A total of 189 men died. 130 women were widowed and 400 children left fatherless.
How to Promote a Just Transition and Break out of the jobs vs. environment trap
A Superfund for Workers
Dollars & Sense
A strategy has been emerging to protect workers and communities whose livelihoods may be threatened by climate protection policies. Protecting those who lose their jobs due to necessary environmental ...
Marikana massacre: the untold story of the strike leader who died for workers’ rights
In 2012 a strike at the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa ended when police opened fire, killing 34 miners. Investigations have revealed one rebel leader died trying to broker a peaceful solution...
Miners' strike: senior officer was 'appalled' at conduct of other police
A senior police officer breaks ranks to describe how he and others were "appalled" at the behaviour of colleagues during the 1984-85 miners' strike in the UK, as calls mount for a fresh inquiry into t...
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