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The time has come to turn up the heat on those who are wrecking planet Earth

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Global direct action began with hundreds of environmental activists invading the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in south Wales on Tuesday. Photograph: Kristian Buus for the Guardian

Break free and join the biggest global action against fossil fuel companies the world has ever seen

May 3, 2016 — An interesting question is, what are you waiting for?

Global warming is the biggest problem we’ve ever faced as a civilisation — certainly you want to act to slow it down, but perhaps you’ve been waiting for just the right moment. Continue reading The time has come to turn up the heat on those who are wrecking planet Earth

Climate protesters invade UK’s largest opencast coalmine

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Environmental activists in red boiler suits demonstrate at Ffos-y-fran mine, near Merthyr Tydfil in south Wales. Photograph: Kristian Buus

Hundreds of activists take control of vast site and bring operations to a halt as part of a coordinated global direct action against fossil fuel companies

May 3, 2016 — Hundreds of environmental activists have invaded the UK’s largest opencast coalmine and halted operations across the vast site. Continue reading Climate protesters invade UK’s largest opencast coalmine

Climate activists threaten to shut down world’s major coal sites

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The Ffos-y-fran opencast mine, near Merthyr Tydfil in south Wales, is about halfway through extracting 11m tonnes of coal. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Reclaim the Power says it will use direct action at a dozen international sites in May, including the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in south Wales

March 1, 2016 — Climate activists will use direct action to try to shut down major fossil fuel sites across the world in May, including the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in south Wales.

Continue reading Climate activists threaten to shut down world’s major coal sites