Opinion article by Nikos Mantzaris on the new Just Transition Mechanism aiming at supporting the transition of EU regions with high carbon intensity. The article was first published in Greek in energypress.gr on January 17, 2020 under the title: How Just is the Just Transition Mechanism?
Shortly before the dawn of the new decade, Ioli Christopoulou presents the 8+1 environmental trends from Greece and the world that marked 2019.
A brief overview of the detailed comments the Green Tank submitted to the public consultation regarding the country’s National Energy and Climate plan.
Participation in the research conducted by the team of journalists “The Manifold”, around the challenges of Just Transition to the post-lignite era in Greece.
Journalists Socrates Moutidis and Panagiotis Tsartsianidis attempt to give an X-ray of the situation in Western Macedonia immediately after the Greek prime minister’s historic announcement in New York “to close all lignite units the latest by 2028”, in their TV show in www.kozani.tv.
Interview by Nikos Mantzaris to Dimitra Krayianni and the newspaper “Tharros” regarding the challenges of the transition of the region of Western Macedonia to the post-lignite era.
Nikos Mantzaris represented the Green Tank at the Balkan Clean Energy Transition (BCET) Conference held in Kozani on September 19-22, 2019.
Opinion piece by Nikos Mantzaris on the main political asks related to the transition of lignite regions in Greece to the post-lignite era.
Nikos Mantzaris participated in the 2nd Forum of Just Transition Mayors organized by the Mayor of Weisswasser, Germany on September 12, 2019. The forum was attended by 15 mayors from 7 European countries (Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Czech Republic, Poland and Bosnia and Herzegovina), Greek MEP Petros Kokkalis, many representatives of the civil society, trade unions as well as journalists.
7 Golden Rules proposed by NGOs and think tanks participating in the Europe Beyond Coal Network to guide regional and national authorities in developing and implementing strategies for the just transition of coal regions in the EU