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Dutch parliament has passed coal phase-out law

The Dutch parliament has passed its coal phase-out law banning energy companies from burning coal for the production of electricity by 2030. The ruling will see the Netherlands’ remaining coal plants phased-out in three stages. RWE’s 25-year-old Amer plant will close...

AXA axes coal: New policy sets 2030 phase-out

AXA axes coal: New policy sets 2030 phase-out

PARIS, 27 November 2019 – French global insurer AXA is putting European coal companies on notice that they should publish coal phase-out plans compatible with the UN Paris climate agreement by 2021, announcing today that it will totally phase out its insurance and investment exposure to coal by 2030 in the EU and OECD countries, and by 2040 everywhere else. 
CEZ coal phase-out: too slow and selling its responsibility

CEZ coal phase-out: too slow and selling its responsibility

By Jiří Jeřábek, Europe Beyond Coal campaign. In the beginning of October 2019, the Czech state-owned utility ČEZ published its plan to exit coal [1]. For the first time, the public, as well as investors, can see that the company plans to stop most of its coal power...

Greece and Hungary to phase out coal-fired electricity

Greece and Hungary to phase out coal-fired electricity

Berlin, 24 September 2019 – The Greek Prime Minister and Hungarian President have just announced that they will phase out all coal-powered electricity production by 2028 and 2030 respectively, paving the way for a just transition to renewable energy. 

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Dutch parliament has passed coal phase-out law

The Dutch parliament has passed its coal phase-out law banning energy companies from burning coal for the production of electricity by 2030. The ruling will see the Netherlands’ remaining coal plants phased-out in three stages. RWE’s 25-year-old Amer plant will close...

AXA axes coal: New policy sets 2030 phase-out

AXA axes coal: New policy sets 2030 phase-out

PARIS, 27 November 2019 – French global insurer AXA is putting European coal companies on notice that they should publish coal phase-out plans compatible with the UN Paris climate agreement by 2021, announcing today that it will totally phase out its insurance and investment exposure to coal by 2030 in the EU and OECD countries, and by 2040 everywhere else. 
CEZ coal phase-out: too slow and selling its responsibility

CEZ coal phase-out: too slow and selling its responsibility

By Jiří Jeřábek, Europe Beyond Coal campaign. In the beginning of October 2019, the Czech state-owned utility ČEZ published its plan to exit coal [1]. For the first time, the public, as well as investors, can see that the company plans to stop most of its coal power...

Greece and Hungary to phase out coal-fired electricity

Greece and Hungary to phase out coal-fired electricity

Berlin, 24 September 2019 – The Greek Prime Minister and Hungarian President have just announced that they will phase out all coal-powered electricity production by 2028 and 2030 respectively, paving the way for a just transition to renewable energy. 
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