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Landslides in China kill eight people

Sep 02, 2014

Landslides in China kill eight people

Heavy rains started in Yunyang, Wuxi, Fengjie and Wushan in Chongqing on Sunday, disrupting traffic and cutting off power supply and communication lines. #World #China #Chongqing #miners #landslides #Coal mines
Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

Aug 22, 2014

Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day. #food #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Meghalaya #Coal mining #Shillong #ban #Hunger #National Green Tribunal #starvation #MIPRL-M
Villagers hail NGT order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Aug 05, 2014

Villagers hail NGT order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Villagers living downstream of Myntdu river along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills district have welcomed the National Green Tribunal order banning coal mining in the entire state. #India #Environment #Meghalaya #Coal mining #National Green Tribunal #Jaintia Hills
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

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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

Sep 17, 2014

Chinas ban on dirty coal could cost Australian mining almost $1.5bn

Australia exports about 50m tonnes of thermal coal each year to China and the ban is expected to reduce exports by 40% Continue reading..... #China #Australia
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Sep 15, 2014

Black Lung Disease Rates Skyrocket To Highest Levels Since 1970s

The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. In a letter published Mon... #Kentucky #Virginia #West Virginia #Labor Department
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Sep 18, 2014

Whisky purveyors weigh in on Scotland vote

Campbeltown, Scotland - At the end of the tortuously winding roads of Kintyre peninsula, almost hidden in between the rows of houses, pagoda-style chimneys of dilapidated distilleries peek out revealing the ruins of the former "Whisky Capital of the ... #London #Scotland #Edinburgh #David Frost #Paris #Barack Obama #United Kingdom #Albert Einstein #Alex Salmond #Diageo plc #John Sinclair (politician) #National Party