Climate Change & Energy

Sustainable development central focus of the European elections

Opinion piece by Ioli Christopoulou in which it is explained why the result of the EU elections and the decisions that will be taken in Brussels during the next period will determine whether Europe will contribute to reversing the ecological crisis and ensure the transition to sustainability. The article titled “Sustainable development central focus of the EU Elections” was published in Greek in capital.gr on May 23, 2019: Η βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη στο επίκεντρο των ευρωεκλογών A translation of the

Comments on the Greek Capacity Mechanism

The Green Tank submitted to the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy detailed comments in the public consultation on the Greek government’s proposal for a permanent, market-wide capacity mechanism.

The time has come: Lignite phase-out

Talk by Nikos Mantzaris titled “The time has come: Lignite phase-out!” in the context of the open discussion KOSMOSLabs which was entitled “Νo more coal, challenges and opportunities for coal free economy”, on May 6th, 2019.

Environmental NGOs and Journalism

Talk by Nikos Mantzaris on February 26, 2019 to the students of the department of Journalism and Mass Media Communication of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the work and role of environmental NGOs and their interaction with journalists and the media.

Joint NGO letter addressed to the “Coal Regions in Transition” EC Platform

On February 19, 2019, the Green Tank together with the European NGO networks Europe Beyond Coal, Climate Action Network, CEE Bankwatch, the Polish Green Network, the Hungarian Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and WWF co-signed a letter addressed to the chair of the “Coal Regions in Transition” EC Platform, aiming to improve the just transition process.