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Taking DRAXtic action on biomass

Oliver Munnion from Biofuelwatch explains why the group is holding a protest at the Drax AGM against the company’s coal conversions.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment United Kingdom

Guatemalan living in darkness to bring light to others

Juan Rodriguez wants to raise $50,000 to bring affordable light to the poor. Anna Bevan explains.

Filed in: Energy Guatemala Poverty

Angry Santa interrupts AGM over Phulbari mine

Miriam Ross on the British company sparking protest from London to Bangladesh as 220,000 people face losing their homes.

Filed in: Bangladesh Energy Land United Kingdom

Peru spearheads open-source power

Long-lasting, community-led wind farms that produce energy beneficial to local people and the environment? Easy, says Jane Dennett-Thorpe.

Filed in: Energy Environment Peru

People power: Manchester’s energy uprising

Open-source technology offers citizens the chance to wrest control of their bills from utility companies says Carbon Co-op’s Jonathan Atkinson.

Filed in: Energy Technology United Kingdom

It isn’t green energy causing killer bills

Ruth London from Fuel Poverty Action says it is misleading to present renewables as an extra cost for hard-up customers.

Filed in: Energy Nuclear Power Politics Poverty Power United Kingdom

No Dash For Gas is just the beginning

For a week activists occupied the chimneys of West Burton power station, firing the starting gun on a new British energy battle.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment Power United Kingdom

Meet Australian climate activist Daniel Spencer

Inspired by music, driven by campaigning, the 22-year-old is fighting for solar thermal energy in Port Augusta.

Filed in: Activism Australia Climate Change Energy Environment Music Youth

Australia puts a price on carbon

Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework.

Filed in: Australia Energy Sustainability

African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

Filed in: Ageing Energy Sustainability Women

The answer to climate change is social change

Carbon offsets are not a solution. There are no quick fixes, time to ditch the guilt and get active argues Adam Ma’anit.

Filed in: Climate Change Energy Forests Pollution Science

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