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Asia Pacific Currents

Profits lead to mass killings -- The Soma coal mine disaster in Turkey

May 16, 2014
| Interview with Kemal Ozkan from IndustriALL Global Union on the Soma mine disaster in Turkey and labour news round up from the region.
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| December 4, 2013
November 18, 2013 |
On October 31, an impoundment holding a slurry of waste from Sherritt International's Obed Mountain coal mine failed releasing approximately 670 million litres of waste into the Athabasca River.
| September 17, 2013

The making of a miracle: How the World Bank came out against coal power

Coal-fired plant in Alberta. (Photo: / flickr)

I stared at my email. I couldn't believe what I was reading. The World Bank would no longer finance coal power generation projects, "except in rare circumstances." The email was from Cathy Orlando, Canada's national manager of the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL). She was responding to a congratulatory message from Marshall Saunders, CCL's founder.

My head was spinning. As incredible as it seemed, I could not help but wonder how much of a role CCL had on this decision.



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