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NGOs Call on Rotterdam Harbour to End Coal Shipments

Europe Beyond Coal groups and other NGOs have called on the Mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb; the CEO of Rotterdam Port, Mr Allard Castelein; and the Rotterdam City Council, to phase-out coal transshipments.

Sacrificing culture and communities for coal

As German politicians negotiate a power sharing agreement, the impact of their energy choices has been brought into sharp focus by the demolition of the St Lambertus church for a coal mine.

Geisterdörfer

Die Familie von Norbert Winzen lebt seit Generationen in Keyenberg. Winzen ist Bauer, wie sein Vater.

Europe is not fighting hard enough to keep out coal subsidies

To prevent coal subsidies, the European Commission proposed a CO2 threshold for power plants to receive public subsidies. However, due to last minute edits from current EU President, Estonia, the door will be open for existing high-carbon power plants to receive...

Estonia makes surprise push for coal subsidies

The Estonian EU Presidency is suggesting to allow massive coal subsidies in the new EU power market rules. It has proposed changes eliminating the carbon intensity threshold for existing coal plants – allowing them to use public money to stay open longer and even extend their lifetimes.

Germany’s disappearing villages

Norbert Winzen’s family has been living in the village of Keyenberg for generations. He is a farmer, like his late father.

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NGOs Call on Rotterdam Harbour to End Coal Shipments

Europe Beyond Coal groups and other NGOs have called on the Mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb; the CEO of Rotterdam Port, Mr Allard Castelein; and the Rotterdam City Council, to phase-out coal transshipments.

Sacrificing culture and communities for coal

As German politicians negotiate a power sharing agreement, the impact of their energy choices has been brought into sharp focus by the demolition of the St Lambertus church for a coal mine.

Geisterdörfer

Die Familie von Norbert Winzen lebt seit Generationen in Keyenberg. Winzen ist Bauer, wie sein Vater.

Europe is not fighting hard enough to keep out coal subsidies

To prevent coal subsidies, the European Commission proposed a CO2 threshold for power plants to receive public subsidies. However, due to last minute edits from current EU President, Estonia, the door will be open for existing high-carbon power plants to receive...

Estonia makes surprise push for coal subsidies

The Estonian EU Presidency is suggesting to allow massive coal subsidies in the new EU power market rules. It has proposed changes eliminating the carbon intensity threshold for existing coal plants – allowing them to use public money to stay open longer and even extend their lifetimes.

Germany’s disappearing villages

Norbert Winzen’s family has been living in the village of Keyenberg for generations. He is a farmer, like his late father.