Scotland closes its last coal-fired power plant

Grist: Scotland may be home to golf, haggis, and Sean Connery - but it`s no longer hospitable to coal. On March 24, Scottish Power shut down Longanett power station, its last standing coal-fired power plant. Weirdly enough, the act of silencing the plant`s turbines was exactly what you might imagine - granted, it would probably never occur to you to imagine something like this, but if you were going to: A crowd gathered `round a very retro control room as a man pressed a large, red button to the tune......

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