Our Serbian colleague Nikola Perusic speaks in the video about the terrible landslide that happened in May 2013.
The clip doesn’t mention this year’s floods – which hit communities living next to the Kolubara mine particularly hard and dealt yet another blow to Serbia’s energy sector. But as Bankwatch pointed out in July, the floods are not a reason to fall back to lignite as a cheap fuel but rather exemplify the vulnerabilities that come with the hyper-centralisation and over-reliance on coal in Serbia’s energy sector.
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