Centuries-old villages across the country are being bulldozed to make way to mine brown coal — one of the filthiest and cheapest fossil fuels. As the world’s biggest brown coal miner, Germany is at risk of missing its 2020 carbon emissions targets.
It’s been a good run at the Ibbenbüren mine. But now, after 500 years of mining in this coal-producing region, the last shift is almost over.
Following in the footsteps of major European insurers Allianz, AXA, Generali and SCOR, two French insurance firms, Macif and AG2R La Mondiale, will no longer invest in companies planning new coal-fired power plants. Germany’s top utility RWE is among those most...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a new operating licence for Moneypoint power station, despite objections from environmental groups who are concerned that the permit is not abiding by the emission limits set out by new EU rules.
The EU and China have to live up to their responsibilities on climate change and use every opportunity to support the Western Balkans and Turkey to move beyond coal. This means renewable energy sources and energy efficiency, not new coal, argue Elif Gündüzyeli and...
Deteriorating economics and stronger climate policies are squeezing European Union coal generation like a vise grip, closing power plants and threatening huge stranded asset costs.
El Boletin – El vídeo que advierte de la contaminación en el noroeste de España por las centrales de carbón
La plataforma Europe Beyond Carbon alerta de la elevada contaminación del aire en la zona noroeste del país, así como su efecto nocivo para la salud.
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.
Una veintena de habitantes de un pueblo del Este del país resiste al avance de una mina de lignito, una de las principales fuentes de energía del país