Today, 10 members including the United States, Czech Republic, Kosovo, Cyprus, Norway and Dominican Republic have joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA), underscoring that even the most coal-heavy countries worldwide are looking to a future beyond fossil fuels.
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WARSAW, 3 February 2023 – Despite the Polish and Czech governments shaking hands in early 2022 on a 45 million […]
BRUSSELS, 25 OCTOBER 2022 – Czech and German NGOs filed a complaint to the European Commision today, calling on it […]
While modern district heating systems can significantly contribute to the integration of renewable energy in order to decarbonise our energy system, many of the existing systems in Central and Eastern Europe are still highly inefficient and heavily reliant on fossil fuels, such as oil, fossil gas or coal.
PRAGUE, 8 November 2021 – The new Czech government signed its coalition agreement  today containing just a cursory nod […]
The European Court of Justice has ruled that mining at Poland’s sprawling Turów coal mine must cease while court processes Czech lawsuit.
Czech utility ČEZ announced that the cut of proportion of electricity it produces by burning coal from 39 percent to 12.5 percent by 2030.
Polish utility PGE will have operated Turów lignite mine illegally for one year this coming Saturday 1 May.
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.