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EU recovery cash must not go to gas, coal leaders urged ahead of summit

November 13, 2020 11:14 am Published by Comments Off on EU recovery cash must not go to gas, coal leaders urged ahead of summit

The Europe Beyond Coal coalition is urging coal region leaders to commit multibillion Euro recovery sums to a clean energy transition - and to tell their governments that the EU should not divert the funds towards a fossil gas-led future.


Support the #iCO2dalej campaign against Be艂chat贸w

September 7, 2020 12:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Support the #iCO2dalej campaign against Be艂chat贸w

The campaign consists of different active groups who are joining聽 forces in order to make an impact and affect key decisions of the authorities regarding the Be艂chat贸w power plant, Europe's largest emitter, which releases 35 million tonnes of CO2 every year.


Stop Tur贸w: Polish mining is a threat to drinking water for thousands of Czech people

July 8, 2020 10:45 am Published by Comments Off on Stop Tur贸w: Polish mining is a threat to drinking water for thousands of Czech people

Help families in the affected areas live in peace again, help protect drinking water, and demand that the law should be equal for everyone! Show that you care and appeal to Commissioner Sinkevi膷ius to protect local families from illegal mining.


Germany has adopted its coal exit law.

July 3, 2020 3:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Germany has adopted its coal exit law.

With this we estimate an approximate additional 41 coal plants totalling 23 GW will close by 2030 and 15 plants totalling almost 19 GW are still meant to operate after 2030 and close by 2038 (with an option to close by 2035). This makes the German coal exit incompatible with the UN Paris climate agreement, whilst providing massive overcompensation to the coal industry for closing uneconomic plants very late.


Tell Talanx to close coal loopholes

May 7, 2020 10:02 am Published by Comments Off on Tell Talanx to close coal loopholes

Talanx is one of the last European insurers to have not ruled out insuring new coal. With its annual general meeting happening today, it鈥檚 time to tell Talanx: Close your policy loopholes.聽