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Sundarbans: A fight for survival.

Imagine a pristine forest where the the royal Bengal tiger hunts openly, where Irrawaddy dolphins and Ganges river dolphins swim freely, where green frogs hop around and Indian Skimmer chirps melodiously. Now add to your image the smoke from chimneys of a 1320 MW coal power plant, add the mercury from hundreds of thousands  tons... (More...)
Coal South Asia Uncategorized

Anti-Coal Protest in Bangladesh Turns Deadly

Resisting a coal plant can be a deadly action in Bangladesh. Yesterday in Banskhali (in the Chittagong district of Bangladesh) more than 1000 people marched against the building of a 1224 MW coal plant defying a police order banning any marches and rallies in the area. Around 3pm when people were mobilising peacefully, the police... (More...)
Climate Justice Coal South Asia

Long March to Save Sundarbans

The long march to “Save Sundarbans” has kicked off in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In the next few days, more than 500 people will march to the Sundarbans to protest the building of a 1320 MW coal-fired power plant in Rampal. The coal plant is backed by India and is being jointly developed by India’s National Thermal... (More...)
South Asia Uncategorized

Vietnam raises the heat on CommonBank to protect the Great Barrier Reef with an awesome music party!

In the past week communities across Australia and the planet held powerful actions at over 60 CommBank branches and raised the heat on CommBank and laid the foundations for a movement that won’t stop until the Bank rules out financing for the Galilee Basin mega coal mines. Among those that participated are the youth volunteers from 350.org... (More...)
Coal Coal Divestment East Asia Fossil Fuels South Asia

The Rising Cost of Climate Impacts in India

The impacts of climate change over the last few years have been growing in scale and suffering as the poorest and the most vulnerable in India take the biggest hit. Take the recent crop devastation caused by unprecedented hail storms in central and southern India where over a 100 farmers committed suicide unable to bear... (More...)
Climate Impacts South Asia Uncategorized

Switch off Tata Mundra

The World Bank refuses to recognize its own policy violations and the serious impacts of financing a deadly coal plant in Mundra, India. Let’s put pressure on World Bank’s president, Dr. Jim Kim, and make them stop ignoring the facts.

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Rampal plant in Bangladesh

Join the struggle to stop Rampal coal plant — a massive dirty project that could create devastating and irreversible impacts on the beautiful forests of  the Sundarbans.

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