Government Accused of Failing to Show Climate Leadership After Refusing to Block New Coal Mine

Source: Desmog UK


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The government’s decision not to block the UK‘s first deep coal mine for 30 years has prompted a major backlash from climate campaigners.

Woodhouse Colliery, a £165 million mine near the small port town of Whitehaven, was approved in October by Cumbria County Council.