Ioanna Theodosiou and Nikos Mantzaris from The Green Tank participated in the 3rd Forum of Mayors on Just Transition. The Forum, seeks to bring together mayors of coal and lignite regions from across Europe to exchange good practices and explore joint actions on issues related to the shift of the local economies towards a sustainable direction.
Nikos Mantzaris gave a presentation on the role of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Just Transition of lignite regions to the post-lignite era at the 6th Regional Conference “Move.Link.Engage: Partnership, Solidarity and Responsibilityin the Post-COVID 19th Era” organized in September 21-23 by the Belgrade Open School (BOS) with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Belgrade.
It is one year since the Greek Prime Minister announced the historic commitment that Greece is to completely phase-out lignite by 2028 (at the latest), speaking at the UN Special Climate Action Summit in New York.
Nikos Mantzaris spoke to the journalist Machi Tratsa about the fossil gas investments that are included in the Master Plan for the lignite regions of West Macedonia.
Nikos Mantzaris spoke to journalist Machie Tratsa about the fossil gas investments that are included in the Master Plan for the lignite region of Western Macedonia.
Opinion piece by Ioanna Theodosiou on the Master Plan about the coal phase out and the transition of West Macedonia and Megalopolis.
Opinion piece by Nikos Mantzaris on the results of the voting on the amendments on the Just Transition Fund Regulation at the Plenary session of the European Parliament.
Opinion article by Nikos Mantzaris on the necessity to correct the choice of fossil gas investments in the Master Plan of Western Macedonia for its transition to the post-lignite era.
Nikos Mantzaris spoke to pv magazine and columnist Ilias Tsagas about the Just Transition Regulation and the allocation of the funds.
The policy developments surrounding Just Transition in Greece and Europe from 2015 to date, the conclusions drawn and the challenges for the future, as well as recommendations on how to address them are documented in a new report published today by the environmental think tank, the Green Tank.