Coal is increasingly unpopular in Europe because of its environmental impact. Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire, Britain’s last deep coal mine, has shut down.
Protesters plan to shut down operations at a German brown coal mine this weekend. Their actions are part of a global network of protests against the ecological, social and economic impacts of the fossil fuel industry.
The last communist elected to office in Britain is calling it a day. After more than four decades as a local councilor in Scotland and long after the Party faded from British politics, Willie Clarke is retiring.
A new coal-fired power plant has opened in Germany a day after an expert commission told the energy minister the country must triple its annual rate of decarbonization to meet its ambitious 2020 climate policy goals.
Post-Brexit UK wants to buck the trend in Europe and exploit vast gas reserves through the controversial process of fracking. Just one thing stands in the way - widespread and fierce public opposition.
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