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April 25, 2024

DEADLINE: Journalismfund.eu Fossil Fuels Programme

This Journalismfund.eu program is aimed at cross-border teams of professional journalists and/or newsrooms to investigate and document unreported activities by European fossil fuel companies and their proxies within and beyond the continent. Next deadline: Apr 25, 2024.

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"Jared Kushner Has Big Plans for Delta of Europe’s Last Wild River"

"Albania’s Vjosë River is known as Europe’s last wild river, and its pristine delta is a haven for migratory birds. As plans for luxury developments there — spearheaded by Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner — move ahead, conservationists are sounding the alarm."

Source: YaleE360, 04/10/2024

"Swiss Women Win Landmark Climate Case At Europe Top Human Rights Court"

"Europe's top human rights court ruled on Tuesday that the Swiss government had violated the human rights of its citizens by failing to do enough to combat climate change, in a decision that will set a precedent for future climate lawsuits."

Source: Reuters, 04/10/2024

"Climate-Warming Gases Being Smuggled Into Europe, Investigation Says"

"Large amounts of climate-warming refrigerant gases from China and Turkey are being smuggled illegally into Europe, undermining a global pact to phase them out, a report by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) said on Monday."

Source: Reuters, 04/09/2024

As Climate Changes, Sami Herders Need To Feed Reindeer As Rain Creates Ice

"Driving slowly on his snowmobile, reindeer herder Nils Mathis Sara spreads animal feed for hundreds of his reindeer gathered in the Finnmark mountain plateau in Arctic Norway - something he wished he did not have to do."

Source: Reuters, 04/05/2024

"Enviva Bankruptcy Fallout Ripples Through Biomass Industry, U.S. and EU"

"In March, Enviva, the world’s largest woody biomass producer for industrial energy, declared bankruptcy. That cataclysmic collapse triggered a rush of political and economic maneuvering in the U.S. (a key wood pellet producing nation), and in Europe (a primary industrial biomass energy user in converted coal plants)."

Source: Mongabay, 04/03/2024

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