Tereza Šťastná of the Czech Radio (Český rozhlas) was a fellow of last year’s “Central Eastern European Climate and Energy Policy Scholarship for Journalists”. For two months, she worked for Deutsche Welle in Bonn to report about climate and energy issues.
On Friday 25 October 2019, around 30 stakeholders and guests, mostly from Eastern European EU Member States and Germany, discussed the potential for emissions reductions in the building and transport sectors.
Frutti per la Biosfera was able to start a new environmental education project on Mount Etna in Sicily: It is about climate action through nutrition, according to the motto: local, regional, seasonal and – if possible – organic.
The Beuthener Straße Primary School in Hannover held a Climate Action Day on climate-friendly nutrition in the context of the BEACON project.
This guidance and complementary template aims to support policy makers at regional and municipal level who are confronted with implementing ambitious climate plans, while increasing efforts to boost renovation activities. Both are now available in English, Bulgarian and Romanian.
What is the frontier of good policy practices in climate action in transport and buildings sectors in the CEE region? What can the CEE countries learn from each other in this area? The brochure prepared by WiseEuropa, Climate Strategies and Expert Forum in cooperation with national experts from the region presents the answer to these questions based on indicator and policy analysis covering six countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.
The BEACON team with be co-hosting a session entitled Bridging Adaptation and Mitigation: Hands-On Climate Action Across European Municipalities during the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels.
The second climate partnership meeting between Písek (CZ) and Pirna (DE) took place in Písek. The meeting provided a platform for municipal administrators and teachers to exchange on measures to increase sustainable transportation, share experiences with smart city concepts, and collect ideas on how to reduce the number of cars in the central square of Písek.