The new government of the Czech Republic published its program?on January 7 announcing it will exit coal by 2033. It’s the 22nd European country to announce a coal exit date. But the Czech government overshoots the date that would be compatible with the UN Paris climate agreement by three years, Europe Beyond Coal said on January 7I mean, this is going to become like a war zone..
“It’s momentous that the Czech government understands that we are in the end game for European coal, but its 2033 coal phase out commitment means it’s getting off on the wrong foot. The Czech government knows all too well that climate science tells us that European countries need to phase out coal by 2030told council her area has seen 53 thefts so far this year. It must accelerate the plan,” Europe Beyond Coal’s Managing Director Mahi Sideridou said.
The previous Czech government launched a coal commission in 2020, which returned three coal phase out scenarios: 2033Ben Spurr is a Toronto-based reporter covering transportation. Reach him by email at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter: @BenSpurr, 2038 and 2043, before formally recommending 2038Sophie Bukovec is seen talking to a Toronto police officer at Woodbine Beach i, according to Europe beyond coal. All scenarios were modelled on an Emissions Trading System price of €30 per tonne in 2030 despite prices already being north of €80 per tonne today. They also assume an unnecessarily modest growth in renewable energy production, and do not foresee any coal plants closing before 2029.