New coal law will be ‘canary in a coal mine’ moment for German presidency

By |julij 2nd, 2020|coal, coal phase-out, German presidency, Germany, News|

As Germany takes the helm of the EU, its problematic coal law risks sending out the wrong signals, writes Riccardo Nigro.

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The Just Transition Fund must reward climate ambition

By |junij 4th, 2020|coal phase-out, coronavirus recovery plan, Germany, Greece, Just transition, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland|

The EU's Just Transition Fund must reward climate ambition and prioritise Europe’s coal communities where the cliff-edge is fast approaching, writes Niklas Nienaß.

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EU boosts ‘just transition fund’, pledging €40 billion to exit fossil fuels

By |maj 28th, 2020|coal phase-out, coal regions, Just transition, Just Transition Fund, News, phasing out fossil fuels, Poland|

The European Commission has increased five-fold its proposed EU fund to wean carbon-intensive regions off fossil fuels, with fresh cash from a new recovery fund to help Europe's ailing economies rebound after the new coronavirus pandemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU boosts ‘just transition fund’, pledging €40 billion to exit fossil fuels

‘Not approprite’: Uniper seeks compensation for Dutch coal phase-out

By |maj 22nd, 2020|coal phase-out, energy charter, Netherlands, News|

Uniper is threatening to sue the Dutch government over a plan to phase out coal power by 2030, in a case experts warn could have a chilling effect on climate ambition internationally. EURACTIV's media partner, Climate Home News, reports.

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Coal industry will never recover after coronavirus pandemic, say experts

By |maj 18th, 2020|coal phase-out, coal power, News|

The global coal industry will “never recover” from the COVID-19 pandemic, industry observers predict, because the crisis has proved renewable energy is cheaper for consumers and a safer bet for investors. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.

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Germany’s solar industry could implode this summer

By |maj 11th, 2020|coal phase-out, Energy transition, Germany, News, Renewable energies, solar cap, solar industry, wind energy|

Germany's solar industry is in deep crisis and threatens to implode in the summer. Solutions have been around for a long time but internal power struggles and debates over distance rules between wind turbines are holding things back. EURACTIV Germany r...

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COVID-19 crisis upsets Germany’s coal phase-out timetable

By |april 28th, 2020|coal phase-out, coal-fired power stations, coronavirus, COVID-19, Datteln 4, energy and environment, Germany, News, Structural reinforcement bill, tenders|

In Germany, the coronavirus health crisis is keeping politics on tenterhooks as many legislative proposals are being postponed. Will the country's coal phase-out carry on as planned? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Sweden adds name to growing list of coal-free states in Europe

By |april 21st, 2020|coal phase-out, News|

Sweden has become the third European country to eliminate coal from electricity production, with its last coal power plant permanently closing down two years ahead of schedule last week.

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EU carbon market emissions (excluding aviation) fell 8.7% in 2019

By |april 2nd, 2020|coal phase-out, News|

Greenhouse gas emissions regulated under Europe's carbon market fell by 8.7% last year,  according to preliminary like-for-like European Commission data examined by carbon analysts at Refinitiv.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU carbon market emissions (excluding aviation) fell 8.7% in 2019

Green transition will require ‘Herculean effort’, EU admits

By |marec 5th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, coal phase-out, Just transition, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland|

The European Union will need to “re-orient most, if not all” of its policies in order to protect vulnerable regions and workers in industries affected by the transition to a green economy, the EU Commission’s vice-president Frans Timmermans has said.

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