Zelena akcija Zelena akcija https://zelena-akcija.hr/?locale=en 60 Plomin 1 coal plant must not be resurrected Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:22:04 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/energy_and_climate_change/plomin_1_coal_plant_must_not_be_resurrected The Plomin 1 coal plant, on Croatia’s Istrian coast, is already 50 years old. In 2017 it closed due to a fire. Yet, the Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy looks set to allow Plomin 1’s owner, HEP, to bring it back from the dead without even an environmental impact assessment. Briefing 'Looting 2.0: supporting state capture at the Krk gas terminal' Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:54:26 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/energy_and_climate_change/briefing_looting_2_0_supporting_state_capture_at_the_krk_gas_terminal The new report "Looting 2.0: supporting state capture at the Krk gas terminal", prepared by Counter Balance and Re:Common, and supported by Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and Friends of the Earth Europe, reveals alleged hidden interests behind the Krk LNG project, i.e. how private interests have had a significant impact on the decision-making process in the project. It is possible! Three new zero waste municipalities in Croatia! Fri, 08 Feb 2019 07:28:32 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/waste/it_is_possible_three_new_zero_waste_municipalities_in_croatia Great news from the Zero Waste Croatia network of municipalities! Today in Prelog, north of Croatia, three new municipalities signed the official Zero Waste strategy and entered the Zero Waste Europe network of municipalities with best practices in Europe. They joined other 9 municipalities in the successful system run by the municipal company PRE-KOM, which is the sustainable waste management national leader in Croatia with the best results in reduction, separate collection, recycling and composting. New report: Pipedream - Debunking the myths of Croatia's Krk gas terminal Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:29:21 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/energy_and_climate_change/new_report_pipedream_debunking_the_myths_of_croatia_s_krk_gas_terminal__2 Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and Friends of the Earth Europe have released a report that debunks the myths and reveals the true facts about the LNG terminal on Krk Island. First hearing held in the case against the Ministry of Environmental Protection regarding the Krk LNG terminal Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:29:51 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/energy_and_climate_change/first_hearing_held_in_the_case_against_the_ministry_of_environmental_protection_regarding_the_krk_lng_terminal__2 The first hearing for the lawsuit that Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and Zelena Istra filed against the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy's decision that the floating LNG terminal on Krk Island is environmentally acceptable was held yesterday (26.11.2018.) at the Administrative Court in Rijeka. Zero Waste Croatia Network: The European Commission confirmed the damage caused by Croatian Ministry of Environment Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:01:05 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/waste/zero_waste_croatia_network_the_european_commission_confirmed_the_damage_caused_by_croatian_ministry_of_environment Gathered in a coalition “Zero Waste Croatia”, environmental NGO’s and citizens’ initiatives from all over the Croatia are warning public about dangerous consequences of irrational act of forcing construction of regional centers for waste management and demanding formal resignation of Croatian minister of Environmental Protection and Energetics, Tomislav Ćorić. European Commission has warned about the damages on Monday, and Ministry has once again shown the incredible skills of unconvincing manipulation and indifference towards public interest. I can do without plastic - Get involved in our online action! Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:00:18 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/waste/i_can_do_without_plastic_get_involved_in_our_online_action We are inviting citizens to engage in an online action and send us pictures of more sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic, as well as examples of unnecessary plastic packaging and plastic pollution of the environment. International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018 : 'How long can we last this way?' Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:53:38 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/waste/international_plastic_bag_free_day_2018_how_long_can_we_last_this_way For the International Plastic Bag Free Day, activists from Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia planned an action/performance in front of Importanne shopping center in Zagreb, which aimed to raise awareness on the environmental problems caused by production and overconsumption of single-use plastic bags and single-use plastic in general. FoE Croatia is starting a 'Plastic-Free Week' campaign Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:39:56 +0100 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/waste/foe_croatia_is_starting_a_plastic_free_week_campaign As a member of worldwide movement “Break Free From Plastic”, Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia is organizing “Plastic-Free Week”. Activities will be happening from 2nd until 6th of July, 2018 as the 3rd of July is The International Plastic Bag Free Day. FoE Croatia’s anti-LNG campaign continues despite the adoption of a special law! Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:13:02 +0200 http://zelena-akcija.hr/en/programmes/energy_and_climate_change/foe_croatias_anti_lng_campaign_continues_despite_the_adoption_of_a_special_law__2 A special Law on the LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal on Krk island was adopted today by the Croatian parliament.