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‘Mili-band’ In Kingsnorth Calls On Government To Act Against Climate Change

At an event organised by nine organisations looking to make people’s feelings about the importance of acting against climate change known, more than 1000 people joined hands to make a ‘Mili-band’ around Kingsnorth power station.

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Miliband Announces New Clean Coal Consultation

On 23rd April Ed Miliband outlined plans for clean coal technology to help reduce the UK’s carbon emissions and begin to take action against climate change. Today the details of the new coal consultation have been announced, asking for feedback on three documents published today on the Department for Environment and Climate Change website.

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Asia’s Coal Power Stations Blamed For Increasing Sea Mercury Levels

A recent study by the US Geological Survey has pointed the finger at Asia’s coal fired power stations. Original theories believed that mercury levels in the ocean were caused by pollution from US and Canadian coal plants being passed into clouds from the atmosphere, where the mercury would then return to earth in rain and other precipitation. The findings of the study no longer think this is the main cause.

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