January 21, 2022
Billions of euros earmarked for a green transformation and renewables may instead finance fossil gas and waste incineration. Fears are coming true that without transparent public oversight, the Modernisation Fund would become a pipeline for projects harmful to the climate and environment. The Polish example shows that investments banned from the Cohesion and recovery funds are moved to the Modernisation Fund.
January 13, 2022
This month, the new State aid Guidelines for climate, environmental protection and energy 2022 enter force. But with a surplus of loose formulations and flexible criteria, only with close public scrutiny can they support sustainable decarbonisation.
December 3, 2021
Необходимо е да се реализира потенциалът на България за алтернативни технологии за производство на електроенергия от възобновяеми източници. Около това мнение се обединиха български и международни експерти на различни конференции тази седмица.
November 30, 2021
Големите газови проекти не са решение за реализиране на Зеления преход, и не може да се използва за преходно гориво, както искат да ни …
November 30, 2021
Европейската комисия трябва да спре да субсидира газови проекти, тъй като синьото гориво не може да е преходно за постигане на климатична …
Radio silence on gas allegations: European Commission breaks another deadline to respond to Bankwatch’s complaint
October 21, 2021
The European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy is dragging its feet in answering allegations on its role in the selection of priority gas pipelines in the Western Balkans and Caucasus region. The delays threaten to diminish the chances of the Ombudsman’s findings being taken into account while developing new EU energy rules.
IEA call to public finance institutions: End of finance for new fossil fuel projects & massive scale-up of clean energy spending needed
October 14, 2021
Our energy systems are a long way from alignment with the pathway to stay below a 1.5°C rise in global temperatures, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2021 report published yesterday.
The European Parliament at risk of losing sight of climate crisis by getting ready to support new fossil gas projects
September 10, 2021
10th September 2021, Brussels – A majority in the European Parliament, including the Socialist and Democrats (S&D), look set to vote to lock in upwards of 213 million tonnes of carbon from fossil gas, as part of the revision of the EU’s key energy infrastructure law, the TEN-E Regulation.
Romania’s recovery and resilience plan: Investments and reforms conflicting with the decarbonisation process of the energy sector
August 8, 2021
As the European Commission is currently reviewing the Romanian Recovery and Resilience Plan, there is a risk that billions of euros in public money might end up supporting the fossil fuels industry. This briefing provides an analysis of the recovery pl
August 6, 2021
Statele membre ale Uniunii Europene au căzut de acord să contribuie activ la diminuarea schimbărilor climatice, iar din acest motiv a fost …