The conference “Fostering Local Energy Transition” presented a cooperative floor for energy experts of different fields to discuss the potential of ALLIES in their respective countries.
The Community article links to the Polish translation of the BEACON publication “Climate Action Despite Tight Budgets – A Guidebook for Municipalities”.
Since countries across Europe initiated social distancing restrictions in March due to COVID-19, BEACON, like all EUKI projects, has been forced to rethink our ways of working in an effort to continue their climate action work. Read more about BEACON’s experiences with virtual collaboration.
Together with the “World Future Council”, the EUKI-project YESclima has published a proposal addressed to the European Commission. This blog entry provides further information about the content of the proposal and directs to the full versions in English, Spanish and Greek.
In late 2017, the project Young Energy Europe started in four European countries with the aim of qualifying energy scouts and thus helping companies to cope with climate change. 212 Energy Scouts from almost 90 companies in Bulgaria, Greece, the Czech Republic and Hungary have successfully completed the training.
The EUKI Living Street project will allow a group of cities from Croatia, Greece and Portugal to redefine the socio-economic and the aesthetic dimension of their streets within the urban development framework.
Most planned activities for the BEACON project in Greece had to be cancelled due to the spread of Covid19, says Evi Tzanakaki of CRES.
We spoke with the Alexandru Mustață, national project coordinator for Romania, about the consequences of the corona pandemic, silver linings and the opportunity to create new green jobs.
We spoke with Dr. Radostina Primova, Senior Analyst at the Center for the Study of Democracy, about the importance of strengthening local economies, how this should be connected to climate action in the European Union and about the ecological factors which have influenced the Corona crisis.
More than 20 representatives of BEACON municipalities and experts exchanged views on how cities can shape the transition towards sustainable mobility druing a workshop in Kalamata, Greece.