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Two Romanian coal plants lose their license to operate

January 31, 2020 4:52 pm Published by Comments Off on Two Romanian coal plants lose their license to operate

Finally, Romania’s Transelectrica sealed the fate of the Bacau and Drobeta coal plants. Having been deactivated for years, they have […]


Newborns not safe from RWE coal pollution

January 8, 2018 5:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Newborns not safe from RWE coal pollution

This is the story of Christian Doering, a paediatrician from Cologne, Germany, who is exposed to the pollution from the […]


Sunshine, soot and coal dust in Mallorca

October 4, 2018 5:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Sunshine, soot and coal dust in Mallorca

This is the story of Josep Vich, a local from Alcudia, Spain, where the pollution from power utility Endesa burdens […]


Civil Society Joins Forces to Push Europe Beyond Coal

October 30, 2017 5:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Civil Society Joins Forces to Push Europe Beyond Coal

To combat the worsening impacts of climate change and air pollution, civil society groups across 28 nations are today launching Europe Beyond Coal.


Suffocating in Iskenderun Bay

September 26, 2017 1:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Suffocating in Iskenderun Bay

Turkey is rapidly expanding coal burning throughout the country, and its people and paying the price.


Soma: famous for grapes and mine disasters

September 26, 2017 1:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Soma: famous for grapes and mine disasters

Turkey’s Soma is infamous for the recent death of 301 lignite miners, and its coal is both a direct and indirect threat undermining district’s future.


Vast German coal plant faces uncertain future

September 26, 2017 1:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Vast German coal plant faces uncertain future

Germany’s Niederaussem coal plant is a vast, dirty relic, chewing up villages and crushing the country’s responsibilities on climate change.