With a view to the forthcoming revision of the European Emissions Trading System Directive, the Green Tank, in collaboration with 5 other environmental organizations under the auspices of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, is presenting its position on the key issue of the Modernization Fund which is expected to accumulate funds in the order of 25 billion euro during the decade 2021-2030.
Alternative replacement options of converting the “Ptolemaida 5” lignite plant are compared in a techno-economic analysis prepared by enervis in collaboration with the Green Tank and Client Earth.
The Green Tank, an Athens-based environmental think tank and ClientEarth, an organization of environment lawyers, have announced today their decision to withdraw their challenge against the Greek government’s decision to illegally extend the lifetime of one of its most polluting plants, the lignite-fired Thermal Power Station (TPS) Amyntaio.
Announcement on the decision by the Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) to permanently retire four lignite units, Kardia I-II and Amyntaio I-II, with a total gross nominal capacity of 1200 MW, representing 27% of Greece’s total lignite capacity.
The Green Tank submits to the public debate its comments on Greece’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan.
The Green Tank co-signed a letter of 70 civil society organizations to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Theodoros Skylakakis, outlining their priorities for a green and just recovery and seeking more public involvement in developing policies
The European NGOs call on the Commission to strongly reaffirm the principles on which the TJTPs should be developed.
The Green Tank in cooperation with the Heinrich Boell Foundation in Greece records 6 different opinions around the deployment of renewables, aiming to approach in a wholistic way this critical issue of the development of renewables in Greece and the related challenges.
A petition signed by thousands of people and a final to the Prime Minister from 29 environmental organizations for the withdrawal of article 219 of the bill by the Ministry of Development and Investments.
There is growing pressure on the article 219 of the bill of the Ministry of Development and Investment. A most important development is the announcement by the Nature 2000 Committee, the central scientific advisory body on biodiversity conservation in Greece, calling on the withdrawal of the article, that was issued yesterday. The announcement came after an urgent appeal by 23 NGOs, including the Green Tank, that was handed to the new Deputy Minister of Environment and Energy, who addressed a greeting to