This video was shot at "Garzweiler", a huge open-pit mining area for brown coal. The coal in this region is of such a high quality that they recently forced a whole village to resettle, so they could keep mining. Sure, we all need the energy and the heat that the coal creates... but at what price...

Music is Ben Harper "She's only happy in the sun". Photos, as usual, by Christian Schierig.

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