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“…my mind keeps turning to a potential spoof-tweet from the Donald: ‘I am a big fan of coal and a big fan of nuclear. Putting the two of them together sounds GREAT!” (Jonathon Porritt) Trump’s mother was British.

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

West Cumbria Mining Video from Kevin Murphy on Vimeo

The video above shows the same old coal mining methods described as “modern” the machinery is exactly the same as that used in China and Russia.

Former Director of Friends of the Earth and Founder of Forum for the Future,  Jonathon Porritt has blasted the plan for a new coal mine near Sellafield.

In his blog today Jonathon Porritt writes:

Another Coal Mine for Donald Trump to Embrace!

Fellow Greenies: help me out here, please!

Which particular fossil fuel do we hate the most? Yes, that’s right: COAL. And which particular political party hates coal the most? Yes, that’s right: THE GREEN PARTY.

So what the hell is a Green Party candidate doing supporting the opening of the first coal mine in England for more than 30 years?! And not just in any old place – just five miles from…

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