Sandbag is pleased to launch our latest report on the energy transition in Romania. As a major regional actor and an important player in the European policy space, Romania has the potential to become a leader on climate action. However, political dynamics and a lack...
Category: Climate Governance
Seizing Romania’s Renewable Potential
While today Romania is still highly dependent on fossil fuels, the country has huge potential for renewable energy production. In the next decade, Romania can avail of significant funds to finance its energy transition. However, this potential is dependent on adequate...
Just Transition Fund: Moment of truth for European Parliament’s climate ambition
Sandbag has joined 64 civil society organisations from across Europe, calling on Members of the European Parliament to protect the integrity of the Just Transition Fund. This fund is intended to help EU Member States finance their transition to climate neutrality by...
Building the Transition: Sandbag’s Response to the Review of the Construction Products Regulation
The European Green Deal lays out a list of EU policies and legislation that need to be updated and brought in line with the 2050 climate neutrality goal. One of these is the Construction Products Regulation, governing building materials which often have very...
The EU’s Industrial Red Herring
Sandbag’s Response to 2020 EU Climate Law Consultation
Financing the low carbon transition in ROMANIA
Just Transition or Just Talk?
Draft National Energy and Climate Plans reveal the EU countries planning to stick with coal power beyond 2030
Existing policies put Europe on track for emission cuts of at least 50% by 2030
The ESR is a new revenue source for Bulgaria – and it can cut CO2 at the same time
As the Bulgarian presidency of the European Council draws to a close this week, we look at the potential for rapid emission reduction projects in Bulgaria through cutting coal used to heat buildings - and cutting energy poverty at the same time. Much more analysis on...