Public loans and subsidies vs. clean air and decarbonisation: 

Read our latest round-up of news and stories from across the Balkans to learn about what's keeping the region from moving Beyond Coal faster.

Delayed Sunset Over Balkan Coal
Europe Beyond Coal unites civil society groups across Europe in working towards a swift and just transition away from coal-fired electricity and towards sustainable, renewable energy system…
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Contact

JOANNA

Joanna Flisowska
Senior Coal Policy Coordinator
joanna / at / caneurope.org
Based in Katowice, Poland

klara

Magdalena Klarenbach
Coal Policy Officer
klara / at / caneurope.org
Based in Krakow, Poland

 Viktor 

Viktor Berishaj
Energy Policy Coordinator for Southeast Europe
viktor /at/ caneurope.org

+32 4714 38 442

ELIF

Elif Gündüzyeli
Turkey Climate and Energy Policy Coordinator
elif /at/ caneurope.org
Based in Istanbul, Turkey

cansu

Elif Cansu
Turkey Policy Officer
cansu /at/ caneurope.org
Based in Istanbul, Turkey

Latest Publications on Coal Phase Out

  • ‘Unholy alliance’ of MEPs must not allow gas in Just Transition fund

    Media Advisory The European Parliament’s Committee on Regional Development (REGI) is voting on the EU Just Transition Fund - which aims to support EU regions in their transition to climate neutrality - on 6 July. They have the chance to follow the EU Council, which last week agreed to fully exclude fossil fuels from funding. The Parliament voted to exclude fossil fuels from EU regional funds in March 2019. Yet despite this, there is a potential unholy alliance between the ECR, EPP and Renew to push for a big loophole which would allow some gas power and infrastructure to get funding.
  • Delays to Balkan energy transition cost more

    ▶️ One Balkan country clocks its first coal-free days,▶️ Another is rushing in the opposite direction, reviving shelved projects for a new coal plant.▶️ 2-speed energy transition in the Western Balkans,▶️ but delaying just transition beyond coal costs more.  Read the latest news and stories from the region's journey beyond coal. Delays to Balkan energy transition cost more Europe Beyond Coal unites civil society groups across our continent in working towards a swift and just transition away from coal-fired electricity and towards sustainable, renewable energy… Go to this presentation here   Read the previous issue: Make-or-Break Time for Balkan Green Agenda 
  • More than 20 Turkish NGOs demand withdrawal of finance by Chinese banks to the Hunutlu coal-fired power plant

    More than 20 NGOs including East Mediterranean Platform of Environment Associations, the Chamber of Doctors in Adana, Chamber of Agricultural Engineers in Adana, 350.org, Climate Action Network Europe (CAN Europe), Ekosfer, Greenpeace Mediterranean, Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), and Yuva Association called Chinese banks to withdraw their financial support to the Hunutlu coal-fired power plant that is being constructed in the Yumurtalik District of Adana, Turkey.
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