3 RANimals in Poland

Three of us from RAN’s climate and energy team––Paddy, Jason and myself––have just arrived in Katowice, a small city in the heart of Polish coal mining country for COP24, the…

Chase Financing Coal Power Expansion in Poland 2018

While other European Union countries are setting near-term deadlines to sunset their nal coal mines and generating stations, the Polish government, in complete disregard of climate realities and economic common sense, is pushing ahead with a 1,000 megawatt coal- red power plant in the northeastern city of Ostrołeka.

Peabody Energy — Post-Bankruptcy Business as Usual

This blog was originally published as a case study in Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2017, by RAN, Sierra Club, BankTrack, and Oil Change International, in…

Indonesia’s Bid for Coal Expansion

Over the past decade, Indonesia has undergone a major coal mining boom. The country has now announced plans to secure a market for its own coal by significantly expanding domestic…

Fighting Big Coal in Bangladesh

Today, thousands of Bangladeshi activists embarked on a Long March to protest the construction of coal-fired power plants dangerously close to the Sundarbans, one of the world’s largest mangrove forests…

Rainforest Action Network response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Virali Modi-Parekh, virali@ran.org, 510-747-8476 Rainforest Action Network Response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium: President Obama announced a moratorium on new coal leases on public lands today and to…