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Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Jun 23, 2014

Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reintroduced legislation to the Australian Parliament on Monday that would repeal a carbon tax that the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters have to pay. #World #Environment #Australia #NewsTracker #Coal mining #Carbon tax #Tony Abbott
Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested

May 20, 2014

Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested

Eight suspects were arrested by a Turkish court late on Monday in the western town of Soma, on a provisional charge of "causing multiple deaths" in last week's mine disaster, as the last of the 301 victims were buried. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Coal mine #soma
Carbon monoxide responsible for death of coal mine workers: reports

May 16, 2014

Carbon monoxide responsible for death of coal mine workers: reports

The coal mine fire that happened in Soma sent deadly carbon monoxide gas, killing close to 300 workers, say new reports. However, the exact cause of the country's worst industrial disaster still remains unclear. #NewsTracker #Fire #Turkey #Coal mine #Carbon monoxide #soma
Mass funerals, anger as Turkey mourns mine workers

May 16, 2014

Mass funerals, anger as Turkey mourns mine workers

Loudspeakers broadcast the names of the dead as rows of graves were filled in this close-knit Turkish mining town on Thursday, while thousands protested in major cities as grief turned to anger following the country's deadliest industrial disaster. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey mine tragedy #Turkey mine collapse #mine tragedy #Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan #mass funeral #coal mine tragedy
Coal mine tragedy: Why is mining in Turkey so dangerous?

May 15, 2014

Coal mine tragedy: Why is mining in Turkey so dangerous?

Experts say poor oversight from regulators, weak health and safety culture and, an uneducated and unorganized workforce have made Turkey a dangerous country to be a miner #World #NewsTracker #explosion #Turkey #accident #Tayyip Erdogan #Coal mine #Zonguldak #Taner Yildiz

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Nov 19, 2012

FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Most politicians belong and relate to the broad range of the middle-class FDI in retail will affect. The potential victims of the NIB are the faceless, voiceless poor of the hinterland. #OnOurMind #Environment #tribals #National Investment Board #Coal mines

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 14, 2014

Miners Struggle as China's Coal Demand Weakens

China's once-insatiable appetite for coal is starting to ease, calling into question big bets by mining companies on new projects...
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 06, 2014

17 miners trapped underground after gas explosion at coal mine in western China

Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported... #China #Beijing
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 06, 2014

17 coal miners trapped underground in China

Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported... #China #Beijing