The day you all went to Strasbourg, and made history

Posted by Willie — 7 February 2013 at 10:49am - Comments
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"Victory for citizen power" said Roger Harriban, BBC, environment analyst

Where were you when you heard the news? I was sitting in a very chilly train station in Edinburgh, cursing a delayed train, unable to extricate myself from Twitter to go get a restorative coffee, when the news came through: Members of the European Parliament, those elected but often-maligned creatures, had voted overwhelmingly in favour of radical, progressive reform of Europe’s fish laws.

Another victory over dirty coal as Kingsnorth plans scrapped

Posted by jamess — 21 October 2010 at 3:42pm - Comments

Emily Hall - one of the Kingsnorth Six - on the coal station's chimney stack

Crack out the balloons and the (recycled) paper hats - it's party time.

Kingsnorth is shelved. Again.  Yesterday the news came out that Eon, the company behind the plans for the first new coal plant in the UK in over 30 years was scrapping its proposal to build another climate-wrecking monster to replace its current power station in Kent.

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