Dobrovoľne behali okolo uhoľnej elektrárne. Uprostred panorámy sa objavil obrovský hríb dymu, hovorí bežec
January 15, 2021
Skupina bežcov sa rozhodla zabehnúť trasu okolo uhoľnej elektrárne v Severnom Macedónsku, aby poukázali na znečistenie ovzdušia v okolí.
December 22, 2020
One of the leading reasons for the extremely polluted air are the outdated and substandard coal-fired power plants in the region. The 16 plants operating in the Western Balkan countries emit as much sulphur dioxide and dust pollution as the entire fleet of coal plants in the EU.
November 3, 2020
Artist and social activist Nada Krstajic tells the story of how growing up in heavily polluted Obrenovac inspired a public art installation to raise awareness about the dangerous air residents of Belgrade breathe due to the city’s proximity to coal-fired power plants.
October 21, 2020
65 runners from 13 countries and three continents will race in Sunday’s inaugural Lung Run, a first-of-its-kind trail marathon that will measure air pollution from coal power plants in the Balkans and beyond.
October 19, 2020
Ukraine’s air pollution problem is not receiving the attention it deserves, neither at the national nor at international levels. The authorities are dragging their feet on both monitoring air quality and emissions reductions measures, and the international community allows continuous delays and deadline extensions for Ukraine’s major polluters, which impact the air quality throughout Europe.
June 23, 2020
In 2016 alone, roughly 3900 people in the region and in neighbouring countries are estimated to have died as a result of chronic pollution from all existing coal plants. This report is an update of an analysis released by Bankwatch late last year, now including 2019 data.
June 9, 2020
New coal-fired power plants were on the table just two years ago in all Western Balkans countries with the exception of Albania. Now, however, only Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Serbia “are clinging to coal, perpetuating air pollution and fuelling t
May 5, 2020
The Maritsa East Complex in Bulgaria, the largest energy complex in South-East Europe, has become notorious in the region and in the European Union for its complete disregard for environmental and social safeguards.
April 15, 2020
Every year, thousands of people die prematurely in Serbia due to the quality of the air they breathe. Yet the country is still in breach of obligations to control harmful emissions from its coal-fired power plants.
March 25, 2020
Gute Nachrichten für das Kosovo: Der Neubau eines neuen Blocks im Braunkohlekraftwerk Kosova e Re ist erst mal vom Tisch.