December 1, 2022
This report analyses the current environmental assessments for four wind projects planned to be built in Uzbekistan and adds new evidence from visits to the sites, meetings with the companies and local communities, and expert advise from environmental organisations.
November 30, 2022
This briefing describes how Romania’s Parliament and Government are again pushing to legalise illegal hydropower projects in protected areas using new opportunities for funding under the REPowerEU chapter of the EU recovery fund. It shows how a new dra
Renewables automatically of ‘overriding public interest’ – a counterproductive attack on EU nature legislation
November 14, 2022
This briefing analyses the Commission’s proposal to declare renewables as automatically being of ‘overriding public interest’ in the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive under the REPowerEU legislative proposal. New rules would seriously undermin
October 5, 2022
Simply put, the significant potential of EU funding is not being used for nature, and this must change.
Prymnezyna to nie winny, tylko narzędzie. Kto zabił Odrę? Czyli jak uniknąć podobnej katastrofy w przyszłości
September 27, 2022
Nie mają racji ci, którzy wskazują glony jako naturalnych sprawców mordu na Odrze. Złote algi (Prymnesium parvum) to zaledwie narzędzie …
September 16, 2022
After years of trying to use EU funds to build a motorway through a Natura 2000 zone, Bulgaria now has a chance to spend EU money to counter the increasing traffic in Kresna Gorge and protect its biodiversity.
August 2, 2022
Supported by EU funding, local municipalities are carrying out projects involving the removal of trees and the degradation of natural …
Riding roughshod over EU environmental and public consultation rules risks boomerang effect for renewables development
July 25, 2022
In an attempt to end reliance on Russian gas, the European Commission is seeking to speed up renewable energy deployment. But its proposals threaten to erode decades of hard-won EU environmental and public consultation achievements.
July 22, 2022
Instead of increasing its energy security, Albania is pushing the construction of yet more hydropower, leading to thousands losing their land and the potential extinction of Europe’s rarest cat. Will the US International Development Finance Corporation really consider financing Skavica?
June 30, 2022
Euroopa taasterahastu ei suuda adresseerida elurikkuse kriisi, selgus värskest Euroopa keskkonnarganisatsioonide raportist.