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.
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 Green Tank and ClientEarth, an organization of environment lawyers, filed today an appeal against the environmental permit of the new, under construction ignite power plant “Ptolemaida 5”.
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.
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.
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 follow up answer to Paris Koukoulopoulos’ continuation of the public dispute with Nikos Mantzaris.
Nikos Mantzaris responds to the personal attack by former MP and former mayor of Kozani, Paris Koukoulopoulos regarding Koukoulopoulos’ proposal for switching to fossil gas in W. Macedonia.
The Green Tank participated in the European Commission’s public consultationon the European Climate Pact and the 2030 Climate Target Plan.
Nikos Mantzaris spoke to pv magazine and columnist Ilias Tsagas about the European Green Deal, the EU recovery package from the COVID-19 pandemic and the developments regarding Just Transition.