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EUROPE WILL BE COAL FREE BY 2030

HEALTH

Closing coal plants saves lives

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PEOPLE

A clean, sustainable future is here

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CLIMATE

The end to global warming is beyond coal

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FINANCE

Coal costs the earth

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HEALTH

Closing coal plants saves lives

Thousands of people die early because of coal pollution from the EU’s coal power plants. It is one of the main causes of air pollution, and the earlier plants and mines are closed, the better the health outcomes across Europe will be. Click Read More to see our Last Gasp report about how coal companies are responsible for poor health outcomes. Read More

PEOPLE

A clean, sustainable future is here

Europeans overwhelmingly want the clean renewable energy future that lies beyond coal. Coal workers and communities need support and certainty now to seize the better jobs and economic alternatives that a coal-free future will bring. Read More

CLIMATE

The end to global warming is beyond coal

Coal’s fingerprints are all over climate change, and Europe is not immune from the extreme weather events it is making more intense and frequent. Closing coal plants is one of the quickest and most effective ways for Europe to do its part to reduce global warming. Click Read More to see how you can help. Read More

FINANCE

Coal costs the earth

Mining and burning coal pollutes water, damages ecosystems, exposes people to toxic air pollution, and drives more frequent and extreme weather events. It destroys villages and agricultural land, and forces the public to pay its damage bill. Click Read More to see how coal utilities and the financial institutions that support them have a responsibility to retire plants by 2030. Read More

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EUROPEAN COAL PLANT COUNTDOWN

 

How many of Europe’s coal plants have retired since January 2016, and how many are left to go?

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