Lifting Europe’s Dark Cloud: How Cutting Coal Saves Lives

Types: Report
Published: 28 February 2017
Size: 1.34 MB

This study sets out how improved environmental performance standards and stricter limits for pollution from coal power plants could help to tackle dangerous and costly air pollution.
It also reveals how more than half of European coal power plants have been granted special ‘permission to pollute’ beyond the levels set in laws designed to control emissions.