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At the Coalface

Ten more years of UK coal burning will be a lifetime on the ground, writes Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.

Filed in: Brazil Disasters Environment Mining Rivers

Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Forests Mining Sustainability

Murder in Mindanao

Graciela Romero Vasquez decries the intersection of violence, money and state collusion in the mining industry.

Filed in: Mining Peru Philippines

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

The stuff problem

How much mined material will we need to build a 100-per-cent renewable world? Danny Chivers works it out.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Mining Pollution Sustainability

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

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