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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Oil, gas, coal could lose two-thirds of value by 2070, says study

By |junij 4th, 2020|carbon emissions, Carbon Tracker, coal, coronavirus, COVID-19, Datteln 4, decarbonisation, Dekarbonisierung, Energiewende, Energy transition, Erdgas, Erdöl, fossil fuel, Germany, health crisis, News|

Business in oil, gas and coal is becoming increasingly unprofitable as global fossil reserves could lose around two-thirds of their value in the next 50 years, plummeting from around $39 trillion to $14 trillion, according to a study published on Thurs...

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A European Green Deal with justness for all?

By |marec 4th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, 2050 climate strategy, coal, coal phase-out, coal regions, EU regions, European Green Deal, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland, Ruhr Valley, Silesia, Ursula von der Leyen|

A fund originally conceived to convince Poland to sign up to the EU’s 2050 climate target has now turned into one of the most contentious aspects of both the Green Deal and the long-term EU budget.

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Challenging Bulgarian coal plants’ new waste burning obsession

By |marec 2nd, 2020|air quality, bad governance, Bulgaria, burning waste, coal, corruption, mafia, News, oligarchs|

On Monday (March 2), a European and a Bulgarian non-governmental organisation, ClientEarth and “For Earth – Access to Justice”, are filing a complaint with the European Commission in an attempt to challenge Bulgaria’s new obsession of burning waste in coal...

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Bulgaria wants €33 billion to start implementing the Green Deal

By |februar 28th, 2020|Bulgaria, coal, European Green Deal, Just Transition Fund, News, nuclear energy|

Bulgaria says it needs €33 billion to start meeting the main goals of the EU Green Deal over the next 10 years. The figure comes from government numbers seen by EURACTIV Bulgaria, which are yet to be presented to the European Commission.

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Germany needs more LNG to complement renewables, IEA says

By |februar 21st, 2020|coal, coal phase-out, Energy transition, Fatih Birol, fossil fuels, Germany, grid expansion, hydrogen, International Energy Agency, News, North Stream 2, Peter Altmaier, power grid|

The International Energy Agency has praised Germany's push for wind and solar power but urged the country to increase LNG imports in order to reach its 65% renewable energy target for 2030. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German cabinet signs coal phase-out bill

By |januar 30th, 2020|brown coal, coal, coal phase-out, coal-fired power stations, German Coal Comission, Germany, lignite, News, Peter Altmaier, RWE, structural change, transition|

The German federal cabinet signed off the coal phase-out bill on Wednesday (29 January). It contains exact dates for the shutdown of lignite-fired power plants, as well as compensation payments for lost earnings worth billions. Although it still needs ...

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Germany’s new coal phase-out plan upsets country’s Coal Commission

By |januar 22nd, 2020|coal, Coal Commission, coal phase-out, Energy transition, Germany, News, Renewable energies, Renewable Energy|

Shortly after Germany announced plans to shut down its lignite-fired power plants, eight members of the country's Coal Commission voiced criticism that their work has been discredited and that these plans would result in an additional 40 million tons o...

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Bioeconomy hype shouldn’t put biodiversity preservation at risk, experts say

By |januar 22nd, 2020|bioeconomy, biomass, CAP, coal, Electricity, European Green Deal, forests, News, Poland|

While experts claim that Poland could become key for the EU’s bioeconomy, scientists are calling for the sustainable use of forest resources in energy production. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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Green finance sector expected to discuss issue of climate justice at COP25

By |december 2nd, 2019|climate justice, coal, COP25 Madrid, fossil fuels, France, Green finance, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

Just before the COP25, which will take place in Madrid from 2-13 December, France's leading financial institutions discussed the issue of climate justice and corporate social responsibility at the Climate Finance Day, which took place in Paris on 29 No...

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