Beyond the coal rush part 2: The age of coal

Today, Tom Morton continues documenting the struggle against coal on three continents.

 In Germany, the proposed expansion of a coal mine would see villages destroyed, along with farmland and forest. 

In Australia, a food bowl in northern NSW will be at risk if aquifers are damaged by mining. 

Farmers and environmentalists have joined forces in an unlikely alliance. And in India, subsistence farmers would be removed from traditional lands, with animal corridors disrupted if a proposed mine expansion goes ahead.

Press link for more: Radio National Science Show


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