News | 02 August 2016

Germanwatch Visits Conflict and Coal Region of Donbas, Ukraine

More International Energy Efficiency and Green Energy Cooperation Could Help to Overcome Major Conflict Drivers

The Donbas is extremely important now and in upcoming decades for two things: securing peace in Europe and the energy transition from oil, gas and coal to energy efficiency and renewable energy. In order to improve a solution to the current conflict in the Donbas through new economic perspectives, Ukraine and Germany/the EU should urgently and significantly enhance cooperation on the low-carbon transition of the Donbas. The Germanwatch conclusions in detail here (see download below).


Video of the press conference in Kyiv, 22 July 2016 (Russian and English):

Article about the parliamentary hearing in Kyiv, 22 July 2016 (only Russian):

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