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Indian Activists Bring Anti-Coal Campaign to World

As leaders from two of the world's largest financial institutions, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, met for annual meetings here Tuesday, a delegation of activists from India called on the World Bank to follow through with its proposal to dramatically cut funding for coal-burning power stations.

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Indian Activists Bring Anti-Coal Campaign to World

Indian Activists Bring Anti-Coal Campaign to World Bank. by Inter Press Service Inter Press Service Tuesday, 20 September 2011 20 ...

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Indian activists bring anti-coal campaign to World

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Adani pays $2,000 to anti-coal activist after

03-02-2021  The mining company Adani has paid $2,000 to an anti-coal activist and issued a public apology after it wrongly accused him and his protest group of throwing rocks and kicking work vehicles.

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Indian Activists Visit Appalachia to Build Global ...

Indian Activists Visit Appalachia to Build Global Coalition Against Coal Industry The forest-shaded hills of the Appalachian Mountains near Charleston, WV, may seem an unlikely place for Indian activists to campaign against a destructive coal plant being built 8,000 miles away in Gujarat state in India.

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Anti-coal activists in India send solidarity letter to ...

Anti-coal activists in India send solidarity letter to RAMPS Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 posted by admin. Tweet. Sierra Club has posted two solidarity letters from our fellow activists in India, titled “The Bars of Dirty Coal That Hold You Will Be Broken Soon, Dustin” and ...

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In India, Climate Change Ranks behind Coal for

Activists say a fight against coal in India is a fight to save its forests. To convert its anti-coal movement into a forests campaign, ... as the poverty of India, we want to bring them on par ...

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Green activists follow anti-coal playbook to the

Green activists follow anti-coal ... yet another chapter in the green activists’ campaign to disrupt and delay coal ... to the letter the anti-coal strategy document ...

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Blocking trains and removing coal, climate activists

On August 17, the campaign launched its first action when eight activists removed over 500 pounds of coal in buckets from the power station grounds. Three days later, they dumped buckets of coal in front of the New Hampshire State House in Concord, New Hampshire and told the media they were laying the responsibility for ending coal usage on the government’s doorstep.

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Australia anti-coal activists face funding scrutiny ...

Australia anti-coal activists ... “People are entitled to bring their cases ... an environmental group that has campaigned against a A$16.5bn coal project in Queensland proposed by India ...

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Indian conservationist brings action against

An Indian conservationist has lodged legal action against a Queensland coal project on behalf of Indian communities. Debi Goenka, of India's Conservation Trust, travelled to Queensland to lodge ...

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Adani launches own rail company to haul coal from ...

Indian mining giant Adani is forced to launch its own rail company to haul coal to Abbot Point shipping terminal after years of protests from anti-mining activists scared off potential conPulverizers ...

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Green Activists Are Fighting The Great Fight—But

Green Activists Are Fighting ... Adani—India's largest coal importer with interests in ... the Centre for Environmental Rights also opened an anti-SLAPP campaign in 2019 to coordinate ...

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Adani’s Carmichael coal mine controversy explained

Most of the coal would be purchased by Adani in India. History of opposition to Carmichael. Samsung Securities’ decision to pull support for the project is just the latest in several contracts that have been targeted by environmental activists or by the #StopAdani campaign, intending to dismantle support for Carmichael and make it unviable.

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Turnbull government moves to shut court doors

When asked about the foreign-funded campaign against the ­Indian-owned $16 billion Adani coal project at Carmichael in northern Queensland, which has been delayed for years as a ­result of ...

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Australia anti-coal activists face funding scrutiny ...

Australia anti-coal activists ... “People are entitled to bring their cases ... an environmental group that has campaigned against a A$16.5bn coal project in Queensland proposed by India ...

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Inside the war on coal - POLITICO

26-05-2015  The war on coal is not just political rhetoric, or a paranoid fantasy concocted by rapacious polluters. It’s real and it’s relentless. Over the past five years, it has killed a coal-fired ...

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Kamala Harris And India’s Laws Against "Love Jihad ...

Thus it was a long time ago that the U.S. witnessed parallels to India’s current “love jihad” fever. In at least 16 American states, persons of different races could not legally marry until 1967, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the so-called anti-miscegenation laws were unconstitutional.

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Thousands of Human Rights Activists, Scholars,

27-01-2021  From across the globe, hundreds of activists, intellectuals and artists launched an open letter calling on Facebook to ensure that any amendments to its hate speech policy keep all people safe and connected. The petition garnered over 14,500 signatures in its first 24 hours.Led by 24 organizations, the global campaign “Facebook, we need to talk” began in response to an inquiry

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Activists Are Demanding Facebook Suspend An

09-09-2020  tech; Activists Are Demanding Facebook Suspend An Indian Executive Who Shielded Anti-Muslim Hate Speech “I don’t know what the damn problem is at Facebook with anti-Muslim hate, but I would just say at this point that they don’t seem to care.”

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Disha Ravi: The jailed Indian activist linked to

15-02-2021  Ms Ravi is also one of the founders of the local wing of Fridays For Future, a global movement begun by climate change activist Greta Thunberg. Here, she participated in campaigns to preserve the lion-tailed macaque in an Indian bio-diversity

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Green Activists Are Fighting The Great Fight—But

Green Activists Are Fighting ... Adani—India's largest coal importer with interests in ... the Centre for Environmental Rights also opened an anti-SLAPP campaign in 2019 to coordinate ...

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StopAdani activists in India tell a very different

StopAdani Activists in India create huge media splash. When Queensland politicians flew to India to tell a nice tidy story about Australians overwhelmingly supporting a new massive climate and reef-killing coal pit, our brave #StopAdani crew made huge waves in India and here at home telling a

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Activist ordered to stop anti-Adani action

Adani has won court action to stop an environmental activist's efforts in opposing the Indian mining giant's Galilee Basin coal project. Adani claimed actions by Galilee Blockade leader Ben Pennings in relation to the Carmichael coal mine and rail project in central Queensland was

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Dalits activist, Periyarists to campaign against

21-01-2021  Dalits activist, Periyarists to campaign against BJP’s 'divisive politics' Civil services exam: Tamil Nadu govt-run free coaching centre to conduct entrance test on Jan 24 This is how we Indians ...

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Activists Are Demanding Facebook Suspend An

09-09-2020  Activists Are Demanding Facebook Suspend An Indian Executive Who Shielded Anti-Muslim Hate Speech “I don’t know what the damn problem is at Facebook with anti-Muslim hate, but I would just say at this point that they don’t seem to care.”

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Blocking trains and removing coal, climate

Blocking trains and removing coal, climate activists fight to close one of New England’s largest power plants. 04.02.2020 - Bow, New Hampshire - Waging Nonviolence Four #NoCoalNoGas campaign activists block a coal train near Worcester, Massachusetts on Dec. 7.

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Thousands of Human Rights Activists, Scholars,

27-01-2021  Notable human rights activists and cultural figures such as Hanan Ashrawi, Norita Cortiñas, Wallace Shawn and Peter Gabriel have signed the petition, which notes that if Facebook restricts the usage of the word “Zionist,” it would prevent Palestinians from talking about their daily lives, shield the Israeli government from accountability for human rights violations, and do nothing to make Jewish

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10 young activists, including Greta Thunberg,

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, sparked a massive online response when she delivered a scathing speech at the United Nations General Assembly to shame leaders from around the world for their inaction on climate change.. Though Thunberg's brazen comments to the leaders marked a pivotal moment for youth involvement in climate change advocacy, young activists have been ...

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Kractivism - Page 50 of 2636 -Bridge the Gap

-Bridge the Gap Bring the Change. By Sanjay Dave*In these difficult times of coronavirus pandemic a unique initiative has been undertaken by Utthan, an NGO based in Gujarat, to turn adversity into opportunity for rural poor and marginalized.

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Disha Ravi: The jailed Indian activist linked to

15-02-2021  Greta Thunberg. In India's southern city of Bangalore, Disha Ravi was a cheerful, familiar figure among local climate activists. The sprightly

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Green Activists are Fighting the Great Fight—But

20-05-2019  Activists reported intimidation ... Adani—India’s largest coal importer with interests in ... the Centre for Environmental Rights also opened an anti-SLAPP campaign in

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Environment prize goes to Indian activist who

Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan ... Peruvian indigenous activist Ruth Buendia and New York anti-fracking ... Possible deal over teacher vaccines could bring ...

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Who is Disha Ravi, the climate activist arrested by

14-02-2021  2018 was the year when Greta Thunberg took the world by storm. The Swedish climate change activist, then 15 years old, started Fridays for Future, which calls itself as “a global people’s ...

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Dalits activist, Periyarists to campaign against

21-01-2021  Dalits activist, Periyarists to campaign against BJP’s 'divisive politics' Civil services exam: Tamil Nadu govt-run free coaching centre to conduct entrance test on Jan 24 This is how we Indians ...

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Blocking trains and removing coal, climate

Blocking trains and removing coal, climate activists fight to close one of New England’s largest power plants. 04.02.2020 - Bow, New Hampshire - Waging Nonviolence Four #NoCoalNoGas campaign activists block a coal train near Worcester, Massachusetts on Dec. 7.

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The inside story of how the Keystone fight was won

In 2011, when 350.org, the climate action group that would become widely identified with the anti-KXL campaign, glommed onto the issue, there were two groups of activists

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Is King Coal Back? Climate Change Activists Urge

Climate change activists are urging government minister Robert Jenrick to block plans for Britain’s a new deep coal mine, the first to be built for 55 years. On Friday, 2 October, Cumbria County Council’s planning committee voted in favour of an application to build the mine, Woodhouse Colliery, on the site of a former sulphuric acid factory in Whitehaven in the far

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India Resists

IndiaResists is a free and open online platform to bring together all the ongoing struggles for dignity, justice, equality and sustainability in India.

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10 young activists, including Greta Thunberg,

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, sparked a massive online response when she delivered a scathing speech at the United Nations General Assembly to shame leaders from around the world for their inaction on climate change.. Though Thunberg's brazen comments to the leaders marked a pivotal moment for youth involvement in climate change advocacy, young activists

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