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Just Transition: History, Developments and Challenges

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.

Western Macedonia after the EU Summit

n an interview to ERT Kozani, Nikos Mantzaris analyzed the consequences for Western Macedonia of the agreement reached in the recent EU Summit.

The future of the EU Just Transition Fund after the EU Summit

Interview of Nikos Mantzaris to the newspaper Chronos Kozanis and journalist Argyro Xanthopoulou on how the decisions of the EU Summit about the Recovery and Resilience Fundinfluence the EU Just Transition Fund, and the European Green Deal.

Why are there reactions to proposed wind farms?

Participation of Νikos Mantzaris in a TV discussion on the reactions to wind farms hosted by Matroni Dikaiakou’s “Karta Melous” (Member’s Card) show on the Hellenic Parliament’s broadcaster.

Greece is almost saying goodbye to lignite

Nikos Mantzaris is quoted in an article in the German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel which analyzes the coal-phase out paths of Greece and Germany and compares the cases of new coal plants “Ptolemaida 5” in Greece and “Datteln 4” in Germany with that of “Ostroleka C” in Poland for which the decision was made to cancel the coal character of the project.

In the spotlight: The EU Biodiversity Strategy

Participation of Ioli Christopoulou in a panel discussion on the EU Biodiversity Strategy hosted by Matroni Dikaiakou’s “Karta Melous” (Member’s Card) show on the Hellenic Parliament’s broadcaster.

Mobilization of citizens towards climate-neutral cities

Ioli Christopoulou participated in a “round table” discussion during an online event co-organized by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology with the support of the PRAXI Network entitled
“Financing Opportunities from the ‘Climate-neutral & smart cities’ Mission of the Horizon Europe 2021-2027 Framework Program”.

A new answer to Paris Koukoulopoulos

A follow up answer to Paris Koukoulopoulos’ continuation of the public dispute with Nikos Mantzaris.

Participation in the public consultation of the city of Kozani on Just Transition

The Green Tank submitted detailed comments on the proposed plan of the municipality of Kozani for its transition to the post-lignite era.

European developments and Just Transition in Western Macedonia

Nikos Mantzaris spoke in the show “ECO News” of SKAI channel and Katerina Christofilidou, about the latest developments regarding the European Just Transition Fund, its allocation among Member States and future prospects for the Region of Western Macedonia on its way to the transition to the post-lignite era.