July 3, 2017
In an open letter released today, climate scientists, indigenous leaders, environmental and social justice groups, actors and artists call on the European Union to immediately withdraw its support for a gas mega-pipeline that would ‘destroy Europe’s climate targets’.
June 30, 2017
This system of mega-pipelines meant to bring gas from Azerbaijan to Europe, is unnecessary for Europe’s declining gas demand. But the billions in public investments will boost Azerbaijan’s dictatorial regime and cause upheaval for transit communities in Turkey, Greece, Albania and Italy.
May 8, 2017
In a last minute attempt to force facts on the ground, the Italian authorities have enabled the removal of a group of olive trees to make room for a future construction site of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), despite an earlier agreement between the company and local institutions. Nevertheless, the company has not been able to clear the site by the official deadline and the residents have vowed to step up their protest against the largest energy project the EU is currently pursuing.
March 23, 2017
Campaigners are calling for European banks to pull the plug on the Southern Gas Corridor project due to Azerbaijan’s human rights record. Source: Human rights row threatens gas pipelines | Climate News NetworkClimate News Network
March 16, 2017
The €41 billion pipeline is supposed to ship gas from the Caspian Sea to the EU. Source: EU multilateral banks face complications in lending for gas pipeline
March 14, 2017
Long de 3.500 kilomètres, le « Southern Gas Corridor » doit acheminer le gaz de l’Azerbaïdjan vers l’Union européenne. Soutenue massivement par les institutions européennes et des banques privées, la construction du dernier tronçon, le Trans Adriatic P
March 10, 2017
Billions in development loans at risk after international human rights watchdog strips Azeri membership for failure to increase transparency Source: Watchdog suspends Azerbaijan, EU gas pipeline loans threatened
February 23, 2017
Ministers, ambassadors and envoys from at least 15 countries, including Maroš Šefčovič, the European Commission’s Vice President for the Energy Union, are gathered today in the Azerbaijani capital to discuss the progress on the Southern Gas Corridor, t
February 1, 2017
1 février 2017 Le projet de pipeline trans-adriatique, ou TAP, avance en terrain miné. Ce gazoduc reliant l’Azerbaïdjan à l’Italie, en passant par la Grèce et l’Albanie, est conçu pour approvisionner l’Europe en gaz naturel dès 2020. Face à l’oppositio
Why the EIB should not finance the Southern Gas Corridor – briefing for the directors of the European Investment Bank
January 24, 2017