This September our climate lawyers launched a lawsuit to demand it stops burning coal – or take measures to eliminate its CO2 emissions – by 2035 at the latest. Read our five facts that illustrate why we’ve brought a case against Europe’s largest coal plant.
- Challenging Poland’s flagship coal plant
Belchatow power plant in Poland is five times the size of the average plant. There is no place for a plant this huge and this dirty in Europe, which is supposed to be spearheading the global climate fight.
Today we launched a legal challenge against Europe’s largest power plant – Belchatow – and two of its mines to demand it stop burning lignite by 2035.
The long-contested Polnoc coal-fired power plant in Poland will not be built, after a ruling from the Polish Supreme Administrative Court.