'Burning coal is a global problem': Green groups urge government to block Cumbrian coal mine

Cecilia Keating
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Environmental groups argue government's decision to frame coal mine as a 'local issue' turns blind eye to global impacts of burning coal, as calls grow for government to intervene while it still can

The government is facing calls from a coalition of the UK's leading green groups for it to establish a public inquiry into plans for a new coal mine in Cumbria, just one day after renowned climate scientist...

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