COAL!! BBC & Magical Thinking

Yesterday BBC Radio 4 PM gave us a sickening, sweetened concoction promoting the first deep coal mine in the UK in decades – Grrrrrrr!!! Ive sent a letter of complaint to the BBC – What is happening with this coal mine?????? It is getting the same kind of magical thinking as the nuclear industry enjoys. It is nuclear safety campaigners leading the charge against this plan – the awful irony is not lost on us! Come on folks there is no monopoly on dissent – get Dissenting about this coal mine plan before the County Council rubber stamp it!

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

ash background beautiful blaze Ashes and Dust

The BBC’s latest Christmas Cracker is to promote the first deep coal mine in the UK in 30 years like there is no tomorrow.

Yesterday’s Radio 4 PM programme treated listeners to the most highly sweetened, sickening concoction of greenwash promoting a coal mine.  The plan for Woodhouse Colliery under the Irish Sea extending over 50 years towards Sellafield  seems to be enjoying the most magical of magical thinking.

It is an enigma wrapped up in coal dust.  Where is George Monbiot?  Where is David Attenborough?   Where is the Extreme Energy Network?  Where are Extinction Rebellion? Where is Everyone?  What is the BBC’s Game?


I was interested to hear the PM broadcast about the proposed first deep coal mine in over 30 years. We heard from the mining developers, the Mayor of Copeland and former miners, all of whom expressed delight with the…

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