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Renewable Energy as a Path to Resilience

July 10, 2023 2:32 pm Published by

Small and medium-sized enterprises across Europe have been hit hard by the fossil fuel energy crisis. They know renewables and greater efficiency are their best options to cut bills, build resilience, and improve competitiveness, and they’re keen to take big steps to transition to them.

Freedom From Fossil Fuels

March 27, 2023 9:57 pm Published by

This meta-analysis builds upon a wide range of studies and research published since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We present an ambitious but very achievable package of measures across three action areas for implementation by the end of 2025.

Limited Utility: The European energy companies failing on net zero commitments

January 25, 2022 8:58 am Published by

Limited Utility: The European energy companies failing on net zero commitments is an initiative of Europe Beyond Coal and Ember, and investigates whether or not the strategies of the major EU coal-burning utilities align with the urgent need to decarbonise their fossil fuel electricity portfolios and accelerate their deployment of renewables, as outlined in the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Net Zero Emissions by 2050 report. 

Fool’s Gold

July 15, 2020 8:22 am Published by

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. 


November 29, 2019 2:03 pm Published by

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

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.

Solving the coal puzzle

December 18, 2019 11:35 pm Published by

With 15 countries that have announced to end coal burning since 2015, we can reflect back on a wealth of policy experience gained in the last four years.