01 October 2020
1st of 8 German ‘lignite reserve’ plants retires
EPH Buschhaus lignite plant has retired today after being paid to sit idle for 4 years.
03 March 2023
Turów crisis deepens as Poland approves coal mining until 2044
WARSAW, 2 March 2023 – Poland’s Ministry for Climate and Environment has approved a 21-year licence extension for the country’s […]
27 April 2023
What happened to coal power amidst Europe’s winter crisis?
This briefing analyses the way that seven European countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Poland and Romania) responded to […]
03 February 2023
A year after a worthless deal, PGE delivers nothing for Turów locals
WARSAW, 3 February 2023 – Despite the Polish and Czech governments shaking hands in early 2022 on a 45 million […]
05 April 2023
Emissions Trap: Financial Institutions Still Feeding The Gas Industry
5 April 2023 – While Europe needs to decarbonize electricity production by 2035 to limit warming to 1.5°C, a new report finds that banks and investors have provided billions of dollars in support to the gas power industry since 2019 . The report’s authors, including Reclaim Finance and Beyond Fossil Fuels, call on financial institutions to restrict support for gas power in Europe to avoid locking-in carbon emissions on a huge scale, and increasing the level of stranded assets by 2035.