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16 Recommendations on the Master Plan for Greece’s lignite regions

The Green Tank submitted comments and specific recommendations to the public consultation on the Master Plan for the transition of Greece’s lignite regions to the post-lignite period.

A paradigm shift in Greece’s climate and energy policy

Nikos Mantzaris participated in the 15-year anniversary online event of ECOWEEK as a guest speaker on October 2, 2020 presenting the paradigm shift in Greece’s climate and energy policy following the decision to phase-out lignite by 2028 at the latest.

The Green Tank at the 3rd Forum of Just Transition Mayors

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.

The role of NGOs in Just Transition in Greece and Europe

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.

Lignite phase-out: 1 year later

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.

The free flow and protection of Aoos river offer great advantages for Greece

Triggered by the catastrophic impact of cyclone “Ianos”, an opinion peace by Alexandra Pappa, and Ioli Christopoulou on the inportance of protection and concervation of one of the last free-flow rivers in Europe.

The role of fossil gas in the transition of Western Macedonia

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.

The role of fossil gas in the transition of Western 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.

Transition for whom and with whom?

Opinion piece by Ioanna Theodosiou on the Master Plan about the coal phase out and the transition of West Macedonia and Megalopolis.

National consensus on the European Just Transition Fund

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.