Yannis-Orestis Papadimitriou is a freelance journalist based in Athens.

Yannis and a member of The Manifold, a team of investigative journalists. He has worked as a staff writer, contributor and editor for various publications in Greece and abroad, as well as a producer, researcher and editor for documentary features.

Basic information

Yannis-Orestis Papadimitriou
Balkans, politics, energy

Supported projects

Climate change and the coal industry in Greece and Poland

  • Economy
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Industry

PTOLEMAIDA - In Greece, coal is considered "national fuel" and policymakers have always treated it as such. The future of the coal industry, however, is not taken for granted. The price of coal has increased, the industry is operating against EU's environmental and economic policies and its proponents and opponents are more than ever at odds. 

A massive lignite excavator in the Southern Field lignite mine in Ptolemaida, Greece