Cottbus | Chóśebuz, 30 november 2019. Currently, several action groups from international climate justice movement Ende Gelaende (“Here And No Further”) are blocking various points of coal infrastructure in the Lusatian and Leipzig areas. At 8am, around 500 climate activists arrived simultaneously at the Jaenschwalde Ost open-cast mine and 450 at a coal railway connected to the Jaenschwalde power station. The Jaenschwalde power station is known as one of the most climate-damaging power stations in Europe. The Jaenschwalde open-cast mine has been in safety operation since 1rd September 2019 due to serious failures to comply with environmental legislation. At 9am, over a thousand activists more arrived at Welzow-Süd (Lausitz) and Vereinigtes...

Cottbus | Chóśebuz, 30 november 2019. Two days before the start of COP25, 4.000 activists of the international climate justice movement Ende Gelaende (“Here And No Further”) set off towards opencast lignite mines in Eastern Germany. Various action groups with activists from all over Europe started from the cities of Dresden, Leipzig and Berlin to block opencast mines and coal infrastructure in...

On 30 November 2019, thousands of activists from the anti-coal alliance Ende Gelaende will block coal infrastructure in the Lusatia and Leipzig coalfields in Eastern Germany. They demand an immediate coal phase-out and a fundamental system change. This action is part of a joint action weekend with Fridays for Future held in protest against the German government’s failed climate policy. On the...

The international climate justice movement Ende Gelaende (“Here And No Further”) calls for a mass action of civil disobedience in the Lusatian lignite fields of Eastern Germany on 30 November 2019. Hundreds of activists from all over Europe will put their bodies on the line, to block lignite mines, train tracks, and power plants. To stop the climate crisis, Ende Gelaende calls for an immediate...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg visited the Hambach Forest near Cologne, Germany, today. The forest has become an internationally recognised symbol for the impacts of coal mining and the movement for climate justice in Germany. It has been occupied by climate activists for seven years and saw demonstrations of over 50,000 people for its protection during an eviction last summer which...

After three days Ende Gelände is ending a mass action against coal mining. More than 6,000 people blocked key places of the RWE’s mining operations in the Rhineland coalfield. Since Friday activists occupied tracks which are the supply line of Germany’s biggest power plant Neurath. Yesterday thousands of activists entered the Garzweiler mine and stopped coal excavators. At the same time as Ende...

Activists have cut off Germany’s largest coal power station from coal supply. Several hundreds of activists of the anti-coal alliance Ende Gelände have been blocking the coal rail tracks leading to power station Neurath, in Rhineland, for more than 15 hours. The activists have spent the night on the tracks.

Yesterday, 4,000 activists had started from a protest camp in Viersen to block coal...

Breaking – Several hundred climate activists are occupying the tracks of a coal trainline this moment, thus cutting off the supply line of Germanys largest coal power plants Neurath and Niederaussen. Several thousand activists are on their way to interrupt coal infrastructure at other places.

“We are putting our bodys on the line today to shut down Europe’s second dirtiest coal power plant. The...

Today around 4,000 climate activists will start from the Ende Gelände protest camp in Viersen to block the coal fields in Rhineland. They will depart from the camp in two waves. More activists are expected to arrive at the camp throughout the day, and to start a third wave of blockades tomorrow. The alliance Ende Gelände demands the immediate coal exit and a fundamental system change.

We still...

Viersen, 16 June 2019. The climate alliance Ende Gelände will set up camp in Viersen, near Mönchengladbach, starting today at 2pm. Local police authorities had rejected the organizer‘s request to have a camp at this location. However, yesterday afternoon the administrative court in Aachen ruled that the camp site was legal.

„We are looking forward to have a place where we can express our protest...

At the invitation of the German Communist Party (DKP), representatives of Communist Parties from the Baltic Sea region came together in Kiel last weekend and took part in activities in memory of the November Revolution. The activities included the conference "Baltic Sea - Sea of Peace" by DKP and SDAJ, at which a resolution was passed.

The conference, attended by Communist Parties from Poland...