November 27, 2020
Campaigners have attacked a government body tasked with deciding how and when the Czech coal industry should end.
October 14, 2020
EU countries are required to produce Territorial Just Transition Plans (TJTPs) in order to access the Just Transition Fund (JTF). This briefing reviews the progress made by Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia on TJTPs as of October 2020. It includes a review of the consultant selection processes, national government awareness of the drafting and local stakeholder engagement in the regions affected by coal phase-out.
May 29, 2020
After decades of failed restructuring, Romania’s Jiu Valley is finally looking to a future beyond coal. Source : Ailing Romanian Coal Region Sees New Hope in EU Green Deal
May 15, 2020
Anti-coal campaigners have praised the North Macedonian government after it adopted a national energy strategy that considers the prospect of retiring its coal power capacity in the next five years. Source : Balkans coal future in doubt as North Macedo
February 21, 2020
Romania is the country in the South East European and Central East European with the best enabling conditions for the energy transition. Yet it continues to be one of the lignite intensive countries in the EU. Read our report to explore why on the European scale, Romanians still pay more than their European counterparts for the costs of this carbon intensive energy system.
February 19, 2020
Romania’s new national energy and climate plan (NECP) is sending incoherent signals regarding the country’s commitment for a just transition away from fossil fuels, states an analysis from the CEE Bankwatch Network. Source : Romania’s NECP Fails to Pro
February 14, 2020
National Energy and Climate Plan is a fundamental document that will define Romania’s ambitions in the field for the next decade. The recently published NECP is unambitious and it ignores Romania’s enormous potential for green economy transition and the European Green Deal.
January 14, 2020
Die EU-Kommission hat ein Klima-Finanzpaket vorgestellt, um besonders den europäischen Kohleregionen beim Strukturwandel zu helfen – und sie will, dass die Mitgliedsstaaten dafür mehr Geld einzahlen als bisher. Die Bundesregierung ist dagegen. Source :
December 11, 2019
Мрежата от неправителствени организации Банкуоч Нетуърк (CEE Bankwatch Network) призова Европейския съюз да наложи тежки санкции на страните от Западните Балкани, които не спазват квотите за изхвърляне на вредни вещества в атмосферата, пише Евронюз.Иск
December 10, 2019
Beograd, 10. decembar 2019. – Kostolac B najveći je zagađivač sumpor dioksidom (SO2) u regionu, uprkos izgradnji postrojenja za odsumporavanje, pokazuje novo istraživanje mreže CEE Bankwatch.Termoelektrane na ugalj na Zapadnom Balkanu zagađuju vazduh š