Watch: Protests Around the Globe Are Targeting the World's Most Hazardous Fossil Fuel Programs
Since May 4, Greenpeace and 350.org have led a worldwide series of protests, drawing attention to dangerous polluters and the need to accelerate the transition to 100% renewable energy.
Actions are taking place in more than two dozen cities worldwide and breakfree2016.org visitors are encouraged to organize their own or show support as a "digital witness." Protests are scheduled through May 15.
In Ende GelÃ¤nde, Germany, hundreds blocked railway tracks...
LIVE auf #Periscope: #EndeGelände: More people arriving on the tracks https://t.co/nsUK4sZW7o— Malte Kreutzfeldt (@Malte Kreutzfeldt)1463217711.0
...and enjoyed lunch at a nearby coal mine.
Anti-coal activists enjoying lunch on the conveyor belt inside giant German mine #endegelaende #breakfree2016 https://t.co/0wWanhROE3— Bill McKibben (@Bill McKibben)1463142355.0
In Bori, Nigeria, celebrities and community leaders spoke out against the Ogoini oil spill.
Bio-Magic performed "Stop The Gas Flare, We Need Fresh Air" #breakfree2016 #keepitintheground @350 @Health_Earth https://t.co/qNSqVTFffM— Nnimmo (@Nnimmo)1462889881.0
In Batangas, Phillipines, approximately 10,000 protested the Batangas coal plant.
#PiglasBatangas #PiglasPilipinas #BreakFree #NoToCoal #ClimateRevolution https://t.co/WJijt0MzRy— DAKILA Philippines (@DAKILA Philippines)1462334344.0
In Newcastle, Australia, more than 2,000 kayakers blocked the entrance to the world's largest coal port.
In Australië werd er geprotesteerd aan de haven van Newcastle https://t.co/pr8REwOOl3 … #breakfree via @maxphillips https://t.co/6nYGp05H5x— 11.11.11 (@11.11.11)1462877204.0
In Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom, 'Reclaim the Power' shut down operations of the UK’s largest opencast coal mine, Ffos-y-fran, with no arrests.
In Albany, New York, where fracking has been banned, protesters called to stop so-called bomb trains from traveling through the city carrying explosive crude oil.
People are settling in at the intersection of justice and destruction #breakfree #albany https://t.co/ouECz77j4S— Griffin (@Griffin)1463245359.0
In Lakewood, Colorado, hundreds of protesters occupied a Holiday Inn where a federal fracking action was taking place.
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