Coal is out. Are the Western Balkans in?

Europe in transition

Are EU member-states in Southeast Europe ready for timely and just transition beyond coal? For the Western Balkans, membership hopefuls, the question is how much longer can public subsidies and Chinese loans keep coal zombie alive at growing cost to health, livelihoods, and the environment?

Energy transition to climate-neutral Europe means coal is out.

Are the Balkans in?

Read on to find out from our round-up of last month’s stories from the region’s journey beyond coal.

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Read also the previous issue: Delays to Balkan energy transition cost more