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.
More than 280 power plants in Europe continue to produce coal fired energy. The carbon released by the plants into... View Article
Some of Europe’s oldest, most polluting power stations are receiving millions of euro in government payments every year in what campaigners have described as ‘toxic funding’ for harmful fossil fuels.
Despite their unprofitability and their harmful impacts on our climate, environment and health, coal power plants still receive massive public subsidies. This is why more than 115,000 Europeans have signed the petition “Let’s move beyond coal!” to call on EU leaders to stop pouring taxpayers’ money into coal through so-called capacity mechanisms.
Following in the footsteps of major European insurers Allianz, AXA, Generali and SCOR, two French insurance firms, Macif and AG2R... View Article