Terra Verde

From Oakland to Oz: the big coal export boom

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The rush to get coal out of the ground and into hungry Asian energy markets has sparked a building boom in coal export terminals. Host Adrienne Fitch Frankel talks with Margaret Gordon of the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project about Oakland’s proposed coal port expansion; and with Julian Vincent of Market Forces and indigenous activists Wangan and Jagalingou who are fighting coal export terminals in Australia. (Image from the Sunflower Alliance)

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