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US Coal Exports Could Push the Climate Past a Point of No Return

There’s a new front line in the battle to prevent catastrophic climate change.

Companies like Arch, Ambre, and Peabody want to ship the coal buried under the United States to Asia, releasing disastrous amounts of carbon pollution, just to line their own pockets. This expansion in US coal exports could release more carbon pollution than any other new fossil fuel project in the United States, according to a new report Greenpeace released today.

There’s a new front line in the battle to prevent catastrophic climate change.

Companies like Arch, Ambre, and Peabody want to ship the coal buried under the United States to Asia, releasing disastrous amounts of carbon pollution, just to line their own pockets. This expansion in US coal exports could release more carbon pollution than any other new fossil fuel project in the United States, according to a new report Greenpeace released today.

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Australians Shut Down Giant Coal Export Terminal

Climb Team Occupies Coal Loading Equipment for Over 36 Hours

I got forwarded this from some of my friends down under.  Daring, bold and inspiring Australian Greenpeace direct actionistas have shut down one of the largest coal export terminals in the world with lockdowns and a climb team on the Queensland coast.

Early in the morning, they entered the facility.  The climbers scaled a 50 metre coal loading machine and have been there over 24 hours dangling like fruit bats.  The lockdown team was cut out.
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Activists occupy 5 Italian Coal Plants during G8 Summit

During day two of the G8 actions worldwide ramp up and demand stronger leadership

At least 100 demonstrators took part in protests at coal fired power plants in Brindisi, Marghera, Porto Tolle, Vado Ligure and Civitavecchia as part of worldwide actions targeting world leaders meeting at the G8 Summit in Italy.

G8 leaders must stop putting the interests of polluting industries such as coal ahead of the climate, Greenpeace said.

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Scientists Finger Coal as Main Global Warming Culprit

Coal must go to save planet say leading experts

At the American Geophysical Union union meeting in San Francisco, Kenneth Caldeira of Stanford University presented new calculations that even if humanity zeroed out its use of oil, emissions from coal burning would rapidly push global warming to dangerous levels.

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Jury Says: Direct Action Justified to Stop Coal!

Today is a historic day for the climate change
movement. A UK Crown Court jury effectively ruled that taking direct action, breaking the law, and even property damage are all justified in the course of stopping catastrophic climate change.

The trial was regarding 6 Greenpeace activists -
who were arrested in the course of painting an anti-coal message on the smokestack of the Kingsnorth Power plant in the UK. They were charged

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Major Coal Conference Infiltrated!

Greenpeace activists pose as industry delegates to gain access to high level coal meetings in NYC.

 

 

Today Greenpeace infiltrated the CoalUSA conference, hosted annually by the McClosky Group which they self promote as:

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