Guest lecture by Ioli Christopoulou on the role of environmental NGOs in environmental governance on October 21, 2019.
Analysis and thoughts provided by Nikos Mantzaris of the Green Tank on the historic 2028 lignite phase out decision announced by the Greek Prime Minister in the climate summit in New York and what it means for the deployment of renewables.
Comments by Nikos Mantzaris in Theodore Chondrogiannos’ detailed story on the multifaceted issue of proper RES sitting and especially wind farms at a time when high RES penetration is absolutely essential for the viability of the country’s electricity model.
Τhe Green Tank participated in a debate which took place on Tuesday 10 September 2019, on the Water Framework Directive and coal. The discussion was co-organized by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), the WWF European Policy Office (WWF EU) and the Polish environmental organization “Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO “.
Discussing our report about the economics of Greek lignite plants with journalists George Papachristos and Geena Moscholiou on the TV show “ONE Direct”.
Thoughts and proposals by Nikos Mantzaris on what citizens can do in their everyday life to reduce their carbon footprint.
Losses in the range of €700 million from the operation of lignite units in the past 3,5 years are revealed by a Green Tank report titled “The economics of Greek lignite plants: The end of an era.” The report concludes by proposing the retirement of specific lignite units in the immediate future so that the losses that the PPC faces are minimized in the coming years.
The Green Tank and ClientEarth, an organization of environment lawyers, filed today an appeal against the continuation of the operation of the Amyndeo lignite power plant.
On the tragic occasion of the events that struck Halkidiki in northern Greece on July 10, 2019, the Green Tank commented to media on how extreme weather events will become more intense and common due to the climate crisis.
On Thursday July 11, 2019, Ioli Christopoulou participated in a panel discussion organized by the Institute Π2 – Progress in Action titled “Lightning strikes in the summer: Will we stand as spectators?”