01 October 2020
1st of 8 German ‘lignite reserve’ plants retires
EPH Buschhaus lignite plant has retired today after being paid to sit idle for 4 years.
03 March 2023
Turów crisis deepens as Poland approves coal mining until 2044
Poland’s Ministry for Climate and Environment has approved a 21-year licence extension for the country’s Turów coal mine, burdening the Bogatynia region with an industry without a future.
06 February 2023
A year after a worthless deal, PGE delivers nothing for Turów locals
Despite the Polish and Czech governments shaking hands in early 2022 on a 45 million euro deal to end their Turów coal mine dispute, one year later not a single piece of the water protection system in the agreement has been installed.
07 December 2022
“Commit to higher ambition on energy,” EU ministers told by over 100 businesses and NGOs
Brussels, 7 December 2022 – More than 100 businesses and civil society organisations are urging European energy ministers to commit […]
28 November 2022
Calling Time on Coal: Eastern Greater Poland [video]
Calling Time on Coal: Eastern Greater Poland, tells the story of how one Polish region steeped in coal has rejected the Polish government’s strategy to keep burning coal until 2049 in favour of blazing its own path beyond coal by 2030 to build a brighter future based upon clean, renewable energy.