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The people have the power

An anti-mining action in the Rhineland coalfields brings hopes for climate change activism. Catherine Nadel reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Germany Mining

Marikana mining massacre: three years on, justice still denied

Tom Lebert looks on as the South African government is exonerated despite failings.

Filed in: Mining South Africa Work

Global protests oppose Vedanta mining company

Protestors used the company’s annual meeting to highlight human and environmental abuses, write Samarendra Das and Miriam Rose.

Filed in: Africa Environment India Mining Pollution Waste

‘Paris Pledge’ pushes for coal-industry retirement

Getting the banking sector out of coal can boost ambition at Paris climate summit, says Catalina von Hildebrand.

Filed in: Climate Change Energy Environment Mining Pollution

Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto

Richard Solly reflects on the mining company’s AGM – and why such meetings are so important.

Filed in: Environment Mining

Trading fjords for profit

Tina Andersen decries Norway’s decision to open up its fjords to mining projects.

Filed in: Corporations Environment Mining Norway

Living with fracking

What’s it like to live next door to the fracking rigs? Six photographers spent two years in gas-rich Pennsylvania trying to find out. 

Filed in: Mining United States

Mine shafted

Jess Worth on indigenous Canadians’ fight against a mine.

Filed in: Activism Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada) Mining

Risking fjords for profit? Norway’s dirty mining story

The Nordic country is about to turn some of its unspoilt landscape into dirty waste disposal units, reports Tina Andersen.

Filed in: Fishing Indigenous Peoples Mining Norway

The myth of ethical gold

Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Fair Trade Mining

Stop the gold rush!

Our appetite for the shiny metal is both pointless and dangerous, argues Richard Swift.

Filed in: Environment Mining Wealth

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