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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Active observer/student/commenter on coal issue
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Coal export
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Research on coal economics
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San Juan Islands
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
via Lynne Oulman's list
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Coal-fired war flares in Mozambique, emerging 'Kuwait of Coal'; impact on NW exporting

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Disturbing news from southeast Africa today, that bodes ill for NW coal schemes exploiting the existing North American rail infrastructure, which alone makes Powder River Basin coal of any economic value.

 

Any way you look at it, it’s a lose-lose-lose scenario of a race to the environmental and economic bottom for the people of Mozambique, for the people of the Pacific NW, and for the people of the world bearing climate decay.

Exports from one of the poorest countries…

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