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Useful Coal Resources

Here you find a range of useful external coal resources. For all coal related CAN Europe publications, go here.

Coalmap: The interactive Coal Map of Europe gives an overview of the role of coal in our electricity system. It maps different aspects of the coal business, ranging from where the coal plants are located to the health and climate impacts, government involvement and growing resistance from citizens.

ENDCOAL.ORG - resource for local communities, activists, students and researchers

Global Coal Plant Tracker 

Boom and Bust: Tracking the global coal plant pipeline (2016)

Boom and Bust: Tracking the global coal plant pipeline (2015)

Coal Atlas: Facts and Figures on a fossil fuel (2015)

The unpaid health bill: How coal power plants make us sick (2013)

Costs of air pollution from European industrial facilities 2008-2012: An updated assessment (2014)

 

Data and statistics:

EPRTR – European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register

EUTL – European Union Transaction Log (CO2 emissions data for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)

Eurostat Energy statistics

EEA – European Environment Agency Datasets

 

Latest Publications

  • Letter to MEPs on the election of the President of the Commission

    Dear Member of the European Parliament,    Congratulations on your successful election.   You will have your first opportunity to vote to defend climate tomorrow Tuesday, when the Parliament is expected to vote on the election of the President of the Commission.  
  • Letter to EU environment ministers on EU climate ambition ahead of their informal meeting in July

    Dear Minister, On 11 July, you will be meeting in Helsinki to discuss EU climate ambition ahead of the United Nations Secretary General Climate Action Summit in September. This is a unique opportunity for the EU to announce its determination to step up its commitments under the Paris Agreement and resume its position as a global climate leader, by announcing the EU is ready to enhance its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). Climate Action Network Europe is calling on the EU to increase its 2030 domestic greenhouse emission reduction target to at least 65% compared to 1990 emissions.
  • Letter from UN Secretary General urging EU leaders to ramp up climate action

    In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk leaked by the media last week, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged EU leaders to adopt a long-term vision for a carbon-neutral economy by 2050 and commit to increasing the EU's 2030 climate target to 55 percent reductions in emissions.
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