Reducing gas and coal by a third is possible by 2025 and gaining independence from both can happen by 2035.
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Just as we expect every last one of the 157 coal plants remaining in Europe will end up with pre-2030 closure dates in the coming years, we also expect that by 2035 our power sector will be based completely on renewable energy instead of fossils. That is what we will campaign for: going Beyond Fossil Fuels.
Since Russia’s late February invasion of Ukraine, though much of the world’s attention has been gripped by the bravery of its defenders and the suffering of its civilians, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has also released two sweeping assessments thoroughly detailing the perilous state of our planet’s health.
The Polish government wants to launch a massive rescue mission for the country’s loss-making hard coal mining, with the hope […]
The Glasgow climate negotiations closed with a first ever inclusion of coal and fossil fuels in the Glasgow climate pact. […]
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had great impacts on all aspects of society, in the energy industry, the economic shutdown has led to reductions in CO2 emissions.
Czech-based energy investor EPH, announced its intent to acquire the remaining shares of a 900 MW coal power plant in the German city of Schkopau.
Turkey needs to decide between a just coal transition keep its coal plants on life support; wasting money and forcing more communities out of their homes.