Campers, Climate

Climate Campers
1 September 2009News

Between 3-10 August the first Camp for Climate Action was successfully held in Scotland. Climate Camp Scotland occupied Mainshill Wood, the site of a proposed new opencast coal mine. The location was chosen in solidarity with local residents who are outraged at the proposed development, and to support a tree-sit already set up in the area to resist the mine.

Why were we there?

Scottish Coal, the UK’s largest opencast producer, has been given permission to mine 1.7 million…