by Lorette Philippot, Les Amis de la Terre France / Friends of the Earth France RWE, Europe’s number one climate... View Article
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.
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.
Originally due to be decommissioned in 2017, RWE’s Werne Gersteinwerk coal plant retired in March 2019.
Helsinki, 26 March 2019 - Finland’s state-owned Fortum is now responsible for hundreds of premature deaths and other potent health impacts from coal across Europe, thanks to its increasing investments in German energy company Uniper, according to new modelling from Europe Beyond Coal and Greenpeace Nordic.
An innovative new art exhibition was launched outside of the UN climate COP24 conference, showcasing testimonials of people across Europe affected by the destructive impacts of coal.