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Joint letter to the members of the Net-Zero Asset Owner…

06-07-2021

5th of July 2021 Dear Sir/Madam, As you are aware, in its recently published Net Zero by 2050 Scenario (NZE 2050), the International Energy Agency (IEA) concluded that “there is no need...

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A 10 Year battle for a better future for local…

18-06-2021

It has been a decade since the founding of Coalition „Development Yes – Open Pit Mines No!” and is still operating, uniting NGOs, scientists, experts, local governments, activists and ordinary...

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The final sprint for Europe’s rivers: An NGO analysis of…

18-06-2021

11 out of 13 river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy by 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will miss the legally binding EU...

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White bears and coal under PZU headquarters. Why did they…

17-06-2021

On June 16, there was a protest of non-governmental organizations and climate movements held in front of the headquarters of the largest Polish insurer in Warsaw (Extinction Rebellion, Rodzice dla...

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PZU must stop insuring Turów and Bełchatów! A campaign to…

09-06-2021

PZU continues to insure new and illegally lignite mines e.g., the Turów opencast mine, which in accordance with decision of the vice president of the TSUE should cease production from...

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German insurers are risking their climate credibility

14-05-2021

By continuing to do coal business on the side and insuring new oil and gas projects, German insurers are putting their climate credibility at risk, warn Peter Bosshard and Regine...

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Insure Our Future 2021 Demands to the Insurance Industry

06-05-2021

The Foundation "Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO" (Fundacja “Rozwój TAK  – Odkrywki NIE”) together with 21 NGOs, as part of the Insure Our Future network, sent the following letter...

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Poland’s biggest insurer fails to act on fossil fuels

29-03-2021

PZU, the biggest financial group in Central and Eastern Europe with presence in Poland, Ukraine, and the Baltic states, released a weak new strategy for 2021 to 2024. With consolidated...

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World’s biggest insurance companies abandon dirty coal business. What about…

24-02-2021

Insurance of new coal projects is getting more difficult and expensive. The biggest insurance and reinsurance companies’ retreat from investing in coal is in progress. At the end of 2020...

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The Green Eagle Award of Rzeczpospolita for the Foundation „Development…

22-12-2020

On November 27, the "Fight for the climate" gala was held, during which The Green Eagles Award of the Rzeczpospolita were distributed for the first time. They were awarded to...

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Insure Our Future Scorecard 2020. Insurers’ retreat from coal…

02-12-2020

Laggards in U.S., Asia and Lloyd’s market slow global progress LONDON (December 2, 2020)—Insurers’ continued retreat from coal is making it harder and more expensive to secure insurance for coal projects...

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The 2020 Global Coal Exit List: 935 Companies that Banks…

12-11-2020

Today, Urgewald and 30 partner NGOs released a new update of the “Global Coal Exit List” (GCEL), the world’s most comprehensive database of companies operating along the thermal coal value...

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We say Yes! to progress * Yes to non-invasive and environmentally friendly technology * Yes to renewable energy sources.

We say No! to environmental damage * No to the extraction and burning of fossil fuels * No to the construction of new opencast lignite mines.

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