July 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
July 10, 2019
by Lorette Philippot, Les Amis de la Terre France / Friends of the Earth France RWE, Europe’s number one climate... View Article
July 9, 2019
Poland and Germany set a late coal phase out; coal-fired power plants in Europe are polluting the air and causing... View Article
June 3, 2019
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.
May 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.
May 21, 2019
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.
May 2, 2019
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.
March 31, 2019
Uniper’s coal-fired power plant Kiel East closed in March 2019 to be replaced with a new gas-powered cogeneration plant. Plans... View Article
March 29, 2019
Originally due to be decommissioned in 2017, RWE’s Werne Gersteinwerk coal plant retired in March 2019.