Tag Archive: Europe

Fool’s Gold

July 15, 2020 8:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Updated for 2020, Fool’s Gold - The financial institutions risking our renewable energy future with coal examines eight European, and four significant international, financial institutions, and finds that all continued to pump money into coal companies in the year after the IPCC released its 1.5 degrees C special report. 

Overview of national phase-out announcements October 2020

October 15, 2020 10:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Many national governments have stated their intention to phase-out coal. Currently 15 European countries have announced their intention to exit coal. Three of these, Belgium, Austria and Sweden have now become coal power free. Of the 15 that have announced their intention to exit coal, Germany is the only country that wants to exit after 2030.

Relapsing

November 29, 2019 2:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This report finds that Fortum is taking on responsibility for coal plants that caused about premature deaths and spent millions in health costs in 2016.

Fool’s Gold

May 21, 2019 1:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This 2019 report takes a close look at eight European financial institutions with the most significant ties to the eight most polluting utilities in Europe.

Unicredit briefing

April 11, 2019 1:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The bank UniCredit is one of the last ones in the EU that is still involved in providing loans to many European energy companies that mine or burn coal.