Talk by Ioli Christopoulou titled “Climate change is here and it determines our lives” during the 13th conference of Nea Dimokratia (New Democracy)
Guest lecture by Ioli Christopoulou on the role of environmental NGOs in environmental governance on October 21, 2019.
Analysis and thoughts provided by Nikos Mantzaris of the Green Tank on the historic 2028 lignite phase out decision announced by the Greek Prime Minister in the climate summit in New York and what it means for the deployment of renewables.
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.
The Green Tank congratulates the Greek Prime Minister on his historic decision to close all lignite plants by 2028. Attention now must turn to the just transition of lignite regions.
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 “.
Discussing our report about the economics of Greek lignite plants with journalists George Papachristos and Geena Moscholiou on the TV show “ONE Direct”.
Thoughts and proposals by Nikos Mantzaris on what citizens can do in their everyday life to reduce their carbon footprint.
Losses in the range of €700 million from the operation of lignite units in the past 3,5 years are revealed by a Green Tank report titled “The economics of Greek lignite plants: The end of an era.” The report concludes by proposing the retirement of specific lignite units in the immediate future so that the losses that the PPC faces are minimized in the coming years.
The Green Tank and ClientEarth, an organization of environment lawyers, filed today an appeal against the continuation of the operation of the Amyndeo lignite power plant.