haven't heard so far, the Supreme Court of India cancelled 214 coal blocks
allocated to private companies since 1993, deeming them illegal. And one of
these coal blocks brings us to the story of Mahan, one of the oldest Sal
forests in Asia and livelihood to more than 50,000 people.
BREAKING: More than 50 people have stopped a train carrying
coal to Cottam power station and are now unloading its climate-wrecking cargo.
The train, transporting around 1,500 tonnes of coal to be burned in the power
station’s furnaces, was flagged down safely this afternoon as it
approached the power station.
The People’s Climate March will take place this coming Sunday. And with around 2,000 events planned, including huge rallies in New York and London, this may well prove to be the largest climate rally in history.
But what is the People’s Climate March, and why is it happening now?