Climate protesters dress as canaries outside north England coal mine

LONDON (Reuters) - Climate protest group Extinction Rebellion held a demonstration at a coal mine in the north of England on Wednesday, as part of a three-day campaign against the site’s expansion.

The coal mine in Bradley, Durham, is owned by Banks Group and is open-cast, meaning that coal is extracted at a level near the surface rather than from deep underground.

Around 500,000 tonnes of coal are due to be mined at the site before the project’s completion in 2021....
source: Reuters

2020-02-26 13:44
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