Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Anti-Coal-Protest-in-Thailand-27MZIF2MHR1E.htmlConceptually similarWind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W45Completed★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W47Completed★★★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W46Completed★★★★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W44Completed★★★★Protest against Proposed Coal Plant in ThailandGP02ASKCompleted★★★★Protest against Proposed Coal Plant in ThailandGP02ASJCompleted★★★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3UCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3TCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3XCompleted★★★★View AllGP03W3MAnti-Coal Protest in ThailandLocal communities watch performers and speakers on stage during a protest against the coal power plant project of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) in Pak Phanang. Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the people's movement, calling on the Thai government to have political will and action and lead the country towards an energy revolution. The government must invest in renewable energy and put in place more energy efficiency systems.Locations:Nakhon Si Thammarat-Southeast Asia-ThailandDate:7 Apr, 2012Credit:© Jonas Gratzer / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3000px X 1996pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Activists-Asian ethnicities-Banners-Climate (campaign title)-Coal-Coal-fired power stations-Crowds-Demonstrations-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Musicians-Night-People-Public engagementShoot:Protest against Proposed Coal Plant in ThailandThai people of Pak Phanang river basin oppose Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) plans to build a coal-fired power plant in the area. The community, which lies in Nakon Sri Thammarat province, relies on rich but fragile natural resources, which are threatened by the proposed plant. The province is one of the country's major food producers. Nearshore fishing, shrimp farming, bird nest collecting, and rice farming are the main source of livelihood of thousands of people in the province. Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the people's movement, calling on the Thai government to have political will and action and lead the country towards an energy revolution. The government must invest in renewable energy and put in place more energy efficiency systems.