From the cradle to the grave, coal is a risky business. Each stage in the life cycle of coal–
extraction, transportation and combustion–presents increasing health, environmental,
reputational, legislative and financial risks.
Ambre Energy and Peabody Energy are leading the push for west coast export terminals that would open the floodgates for a new coal market in Asia. Advocates for clean energy, the environment, and public health and safety have coalesced to oppose these ports on the beautiful Pacific Northwest coastline.
Rainforest Action Network believes that corporations should be allowed to extract and process mineral fuels only if they can do so without harming human health or contaminating the air, water, and soil.
How long have you been a part of RAN? Avi has been giving to RAN's programs for more than half of his life! First learning about the importance of the rainforest in primary school, he is taking those lessons with him around the world.