Report: Europe’s Dirty 30 - How the EU’s coal-fired power plants are undermining its climate efforts



Posted on 22 July 2014  | 
The “Europe’s Dirty 30” report exposes the top 30 CO2-polluting power plants in the EU, with Germany and the UK ranking joint first, with nine of the dirtiest coal plants each [2]. If the EU is serious about meeting its climate targets and protecting the health of its citizens, it must act against its coal addiction.
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CO2 emissions from coal power plants in the EU are undermining climate efforts, reveals the “Europe’s Dirty 30” report, released on 22 July by CAN Europe, WWF, the European Environmental Bureau, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and Climate Alliance Germany.

The “Europe’s Dirty 30” report exposes the top 30 CO2-polluting power plants in the EU, with Germany and the UK ranking joint first, with nine of the dirtiest coal plants each. If the EU is serious about meeting its climate targets and protecting the health of its citizens, it must act against its coal addiction.
The “Europe’s Dirty 30” report exposes the top 30 CO2-polluting power plants in the EU, with Germany and the UK ranking joint first, with nine of the dirtiest coal plants each [2]. If the EU is serious about meeting its climate targets and protecting the health of its citizens, it must act against its coal addiction.
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