Copenhagen, 22 September 2021:- Responding to China’s breakthrough announcement at the United Nations General Assembly on September 21 that it will ’’not build new coal-fired power projects abroad,” Just Finance International and the Western Balkan ‘end coal’ campaign monitoring Belt and Road Initiative coal projects in Southeast Europe welcome Beijing’s move to exit its international coal… Continue reading Response: China’s Pledge to End Coal Projects Met With Cautious Welcome in Europe
Today, VedvarendeEnergi has along with 400 other organizations called on the EU and member states to pack up and leave the ECT by November’s UN climate summit. We belive that the Energy Charter Treaty protects investments in destructive fossil fuels, and lets energy companies sue states in corporate courts for acting on climate change. Therefore… Continue reading Enviromental Organizations: Leave The Energy Charter Treaty before COP26
NGOs call grow to end China’s industry carbon emissions overseas, meet neutrality goals. Read the article in full: New Europe
The European Union needs to step up its actions on violations of EU law by Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Europe, warned civil society groups working in southeast Europe today (1), as European and Chinese leaders meet online in lieu of the postponed Leipzig summit. Chinese SOEs have been particularly active in southeast Europe in… Continue reading EU-China leaders’ meeting: EU must do more to tackle legal breaches by Chinese companies in Europe, say civil society organisations
I kampen for klimaet er det altafgørende at de fossile brændsler bliver udfaset. Wawa Wang, seniorrådgiver hos VedvarendeEnergi, arbejder for at Danmark, både nationalt og internationalt, sikrer at de danske eksportkreditter ikke bruges til at støtte fossilindustrien – men kun til at investere grønt. Danmarks eksportkreditagentur EKF (Danmarks Eksportkredit) er i praksis blandt de grønneste… Continue reading Eksportkreditter med et grønt aftryk
I et åbent brev til Erhvervsministeren, Simon Kollerup, vedrørende Danmarks Grønne Fremtidsfond og den danske indsats for fossilfrie eksportkreditter. Læs mere
Von Wawa Wang, Senior Advisor to VedvarendeEnergi Anfang Juni dieser Woche trafen sich die EU und China, um Differenzen auszuräumen, unter anderem, wie EU-Vizepräsident Josep Borrell es ausdrückte, die „systemische Rivalität“ zwischen der EU und China. Chinas Botschafter bei der EU hingegen sagte ohne Umschweife, dass es keinen „grundlegenden Unterschied“ zwischen beiden gibt. Angesichts der… Continue reading „Neue Seidenstrasse“ in Südosteuropa: Klimaschutzmaßnahmen mit chinesischen Merkmalen?
In June, EU and China met to iron out their differences, chief among them, as the EU’s Vice-President Josef Borrell put it, the “systemic rivalry” between EU and China. China’s ambassador to the EU, on the other hand, minced his words and assured that there would be no “fundamental difference” between the two. Nevertheless, of all the important… Continue reading Why must the EU solve Chinese coal problems in Southeast Europe?
Key concerns for the Tuzla 7 project Read this article in chinese 【翻译】口行投资图兹拉项目可能面临法律风险 Sham environmental permitting procedures The Tuzla 7 project obtained a new environmental permit in July 2016 as the original one from 2009 expired in November 2015. Citing procedural irregularities and deficiencies in the environmental permit, Bosnian NGO Ekotim took the case to… Continue reading The problem with Tuzla 7 coal-fire power station
Six years into implementation, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is recognized for its sloganeering on creating super connectivity corridors in the energy and transport sectors. The narrative is built around how China imparts its infrastructure success in countries where it goes. When the BRI Forum concludes in Beijing in late April, we can anticipate the… Continue reading The Belt and Road Initiative: How Chinese coal technologies export to Europe and the world undermines global climate goals