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The new programming period 2021-2027, an opportunity for a sustainable future for Greece

Talk by Ioli Christopoulou titled “The critical decade – Financing for a sustainable future” during the National Conference on Growth for the Partnership Agreement 2021- 2027 on Friday, January 17 2020.

How Just is the Just Transition Mechanism?

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 on January 17, 2020 under the title: How Just is the Just Transition Mechanism?

Environment 2019: 8+1 trends

Shortly before the dawn of the new decade, Ioli Christopoulou presents the 8+1 environmental trends from Greece and the world that marked 2019.

Ptolemaida 5: The elephant in the room of Greece’s lignite phase out

Opinion piece by Nikos Mantzaris on the drawbacks of the operation of Ptolemaida 5 as a lignite power plant and the possibilities of converting it to a thermal energy storage facility.

The three biggest challenges of Greece’s new NECP

A brief overview of the detailed comments the Green Tank submitted to the public consultation regarding the country’s National Energy and Climate plan. 

About the climate crisis

Talk by Ioli Christopoulou titled “Climate change is here and it determines our lives” during the 13th conference of Nea Dimokratia (New Democracy)

Waiting for Just Transition to the post-lignite era

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.

Protecting the Mediterranean

The Green Tank participated in the event titled “The Mediterranean Tomorrow? Mare Mortum” which was organized by the YWCA – Glyfada (Greece), in collaboration with the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR) at the Glyfada town hall.

Western Macedonia after the decision to phase out lignite by 2028

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  

The role of NGOs in environmental governance

Guest lecture by Ioli Christopoulou on the role of environmental NGOs in environmental governance on October 21, 2019.