Civil society organisations warn the Polish insurer PZU that it is risking its business, reputation, and the health of tens of thousands of people across Poland’s southern border on a coal project dismissed by its competitors.
Guest blog – CEZ AGM goes to extra time but sheds little light on the fate of Pocerady coal power plantJuly 15, 2019
By Jiří Jeřábek, Europe Beyond Coal campaign, minority shareholder of ČEZ After a marathon 20-hour-long meeting that saw CEO Daniel... View Article
by Lorette Philippot, Les Amis de la Terre France / Friends of the Earth France RWE, Europe’s number one climate... View Article
Poland and Germany set a late coal phase out; coal-fired power plants in Europe are polluting the air and causing... View Article
Poland’s long-contested Polnoc power plant will never be built, the Polish Supreme Administrative Court ruled today. It is a major... View Article
Poland has taken a welcome step forward on phasing out coal this week, after state-owned coal utility PGE permanently closed the B1 unit of its Bełchatów lignite-fired plant on Saturday, according to the Europe Beyond Coal coalition.
Uniper annual general meeting – Change at the top gifts Uniper an opportunity to turn its back on coalMay 22, 2019
Düsseldorf, 22 May 2019 - Uniper, Europe’s fifth most polluting energy company, is holding its annual AGM today at the Congress Center, in Düsseldorf. The event will be presided over by the company’s newly appointed CEO, Andreas Schierenbeck and represents a unique opportunity for Uniper’s new leader to break with the company’s polluting practices of the past and steer Uniper into a UN Paris Climate Accord-compatible future.
Berlin, 21 May 2019 - Eight financial institutions have handed Europe’s most polluting utilities almost €16 billion in support since the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, a new briefing by Europe Beyond Coal and its partners BankTrack, Foundation Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO, Friends of the Earth France, IIDMA, Re:Common and Urgewald has found.
Essen, 2 May 2019 - German coal giant RWE will be an increasingly bad investment as long as its coal-fired power plants stay in operation, and while its destruction of villages and the Hambach Forest continues, warn Urgewald and Europe Beyond Coal.