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Europe’s coal phaseout: we’re halfway there

March 23, 2021 2:03 pm Published by

It has been five years since the UN Paris Climate Agreement, and in that short time, half of Europe’s coal plants have closed, or have announced pre-2030 closure plans. 2030 is now the key date for coal in Europe and the OECD, as it’s the latest possible moment these countries can close their coal plants and still meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Stop the money. Save the future.

January 21, 2020 1:12 pm Published by

The fossil businesses are being handed nearly $5 trillion in subsidies each year, they cannot survive without investors, banks, and costly insurance.