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WWF report: Billions spent on fossil fuel subsidies in Greece and EU

Greece is one of five European Union countries – along with Poland, the United Kingdom, Germany and Slovenia – that is planning to introduce new subsidies for fossil fuels despite scientists’ warnings that the world needs transition to a zero-carbon economy by 2050 in order to control the climate crisis. …

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WWF tells Greece to “Save Paradise Zakynthos” from oil companies

Zakynthos, one of Greece’s most popular tourist destinations is at risk of ecological and economical disaster as drilling companies prepare to exploit thousands of kilometres of land, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has warned. The Greek government has allocated 17,000 square kilometres of Zakynthos to oil companies, leading …

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Athens International Airport joins WWF’s “Earth Hour” on Mar 30

Athens International Airport ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ will ‘switch off the lights’ for the ‘Earth Hour’ between 20:30 and 21:30 on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The action is taking place in the context of the World Wildlife Fund WWF “Earth Hour” for the climate change. It is the eight time in a …

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World Wildlife Fund Greece files lawsuit over tanker oil spill in Saronic Gulf

The World Wildlife Fund filed a lawsuit Monday over extensive pollution to the coastline outside Athens following the sinking of a tanker near Greece’s largest port. The environmental group’s Greek branch filed the lawsuit in the port city of Piraeus against “anyone found responsible,” a common practice when a party …

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