Comments by Nikos Mantzaris in Theodore Chondrogiannos’ detailed story on the multifaceted issue of proper RES sitting and especially wind farms at a time when high RES penetration is absolutely essential for the viability of the country’s electricity model.
Τhe Green Tank participated in a debate which took place on Tuesday 10 September 2019, on the Water Framework Directive and coal. The discussion was co-organized by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), the WWF European Policy Office (WWF EU) and the Polish environmental organization “Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO “.
On the tragic occasion of the events that struck Halkidiki in northern Greece on July 10, 2019, the Green Tank commented to media on how extreme weather events will become more intense and common due to the climate crisis.
On Thursday July 11, 2019, Ioli Christopoulou participated in a panel discussion organized by the Institute Π2 – Progress in Action titled “Lightning strikes in the summer: Will we stand as spectators?”
Opinion piece by Ioli Christopoulou in which it is explained why the result of the EU elections and the decisions that will be taken in Brussels during the next period will determine whether Europe will contribute to reversing the ecological crisis and ensure the transition to sustainability. The article titled “Sustainable development central focus of the EU Elections” was published in Greek in capital.gr on May 23, 2019: Η βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη στο επίκεντρο των ευρωεκλογών A translation of the
Opinion piece by Ioli Christopoulou on a bill submitted by the government to the Greek Parliament, which includes catastrophic provisions for the seaside and the coastal zone.
A presentation by Ioli Christopoulou titled “Biodiversity conservation: The need for protection & main institutional provisions” was delivered during an educational seminar for members of the judicial sector in Crete, on April 10, 2019.
The Green Tank participated in the day conference entitled “ Demonstration of good practices to minimize impacts of wind farms on biodiversity in Greece”, which was jointly organized by the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) in Greece and Nature Conservation Consultants (NCC) on December 13, 2018.