It has been five years since the UN Paris Climate Agreement, and in that short time, half of Europe’s coal plants have closed, or have announced pre-2030 closure plans. 2030 is now the key date for coal in Europe and the OECD, as it’s the latest possible moment these countries can close their coal plants and still meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had great impacts on all aspects of society, in the energy industry, the economic shutdown has led to reductions in CO2 emissions.
Czech-based energy investor EPH, announced its intent to acquire the remaining shares of a 900 MW coal power plant in the German city of Schkopau.
Turkey needs to decide between a just coal transition keep its coal plants on life support; wasting money and forcing more communities out of their homes.
The fossil businesses are being handed nearly $5 trillion in subsidies each year, they cannot survive without investors, banks, and costly insurance.
Executives worked hard to present RWE as a cleaner, greener utility at the launch of it’s new business strategy, but RWE’s attempt to reposition
In the beginning of October 2019, the Czech state-owned utility ČEZ published its plan to exit coal
A European look at the UN Climate Action Summit Just Transition initiative: good idea, but key commitments missing.September 25, 2019 2:07 pm
Following an explosion of interest in the concept of just transition over recent years, the topic was included as one of the 28 ‘initiatives’ to be signed up to at this year’s UN Climate Action Summit.
After a marathon 20-hour-long meeting that saw CEO Daniel Benes and his advisors bat away 400 shareholder questions and play down multiple climate activist interruptions, the 2019 AGM of Czech