February 19, 2018
Community organisations across the region are fed up with worsening air quality and are taking their grievances to the streets
Why is Kosovo going ahead with a lignite coal power plant that is extremely expensive and dangerous to health?
February 13, 2018
Toxins in the air have reached “hazardous” levels in Pristina, Kosovo, last week. A ban on cars is welcome. But the real problem is the lignite coal plants nearby. So why is the Kosovo government, the US and the World Bank all supporting yet another ne
January 31, 2018
Hundreds of people fed up of breathing polluted air have joined a protest in Pristina, Kosovo earlier today.
January 16, 2018
Gacko, Bosnia-Herzegovina, is home to a coal power plant and an open cast mine and it has a serious smog problem. But you wouldn’t know it from official measurements because the local air quality rules are uniquely lax, and there are no publicly available, official measurements.
January 9, 2018
As heating is turned up to beat the mid-winter cold, the Balkan peninsula is grappling with a well-known foe: suffocating levels of air pollution. Source: Smog Chokes the Balkans
November 28, 2017
The China Exim bank and Bosnian power utility Elektroprivreda BIH yesterday signed a massive loan agreement for the Tuzla 7 lignite power plant – a project that would have dire health, economic and climate repercussions.
November 22, 2017
The results of our independent air pollution monitoring are in, and the situation is just getting worse while the government plans even more coal power.
November 21, 2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will decide next week on another loan of USD 25 million for Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP), in spite of repeated attempts by locals to reign in the impacts wrought by MHP.
August 17, 2017
New EU rules entering into force today, to limit pollution from power plants, will also apply in most Western Balkan countries. But the region’s governments are so far acting like they don’t exist.
June 28, 2017
Evropska unija (EU) pozvana je da reaguje na problem aerozagađenja u Zapadnom Balkanu, saopšteno je iz nevladine organizacije Grin houm (Green Houm). Source: RTCG – Radio Televizija Crne Gore – Nacionalni javni servis :: Turizam i ekologija :: EU da re