Non-renewable resources

The energy transition yet to come  in depth

Thursday 06 February 2020 | Gianluca De Feo
| OBC Transeuropa

The European Union wants to abandon coal by 2050, but this will require significant help from European banks, which still finance 26 per cent of all coal power plants in the world.


Coal is undermining Europe 

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

As the EU wants to get ambitious on climate change, it will have to act fast and decisevely on coal – which is the source of 28 per cent of CO2 emissions. About 600 coal-fired power plants are still in operation in the EU, especially in Germany and Poland.


Gas in Cyprus: blessing or curse? 

Monday 17 December 2018 | Chloé Emmanouilidis
| VoxEurop

Since some of the world’s largest gas reserves were discovered in Cyprus, the island has been coveted by fossil-fuel giants. The situation is burdening delicate negotiations on reunification.


European citizens want a Europe beyond Coal

Friday 29 March 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

“People across Europe overwhelmingly want the health, environmental, and employment benefits that come with switching from dirty coal, oil and gas to a universally accessible, affordable and renewably powered energy system and energy efficiency”.