Smog Chokes the Balkans
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
Outrage as British Diplomats Endorse New Coal Plant Abroad, Despite Coal Phase-Out Commitment at Home
September 21, 2016
A British diplomat has come under fire for celebrating Europe’s newest coal plant, in spite of UK government efforts to phase-out coal on home turf. Source: Outrage as British Diplomats Endorse New Coal Plant Abroad, Despite Coal Phase-Out Commitment a
Krakow’s citizens rally against coal to protect their health
November 11, 2013
Coal may still very much be king in the minds of the Polish government but, on the evidence of a ground-breaking campaign over the last year in Krakow, the seeds have been sown for a citizens’ revolution that could redraw the Polish energy sector and improve health and quality of life for towns and cities all across the country. Alongside effective campaigning, EU money is playing a role in these developments, and has the potential to do a lot more.
EU Funds to the rescue in Krakow – Local campaign leading the way for Polish communities sick of (and sick from) coal
October 21, 2013
The likely allocation of EU funds is set to bring about a breakthrough success for a popular and dearly needed campaign for better air quality in Krakow, Poland.