Should the biggest share of the EU budget, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), drive progressive climate action or rather support the status quo in European agriculture? This was the question asked by the European Environmental Bureau at a recent event in Brussels. While most agreed that we need higher climate ambition, consensus was harder to find regarding the pathway that will lead the agricultural sector towards net zero emissions in 2050.
Ten teams of the Young Energy Europe project competed in Brno (Czech Republic) for the best project, presenting their plans for energy efficiency to an expert jury.
The EUKI Secretariat organised a get-together for an EUKI Briefing on “The State of Renewable Energies in the EU – Insights from Poland and Greece”. Marcin Ścigan and Effie Korma have been our guests and gave us interesting insights into the topic.
Three Estonian NGOs submitted a citizen initiative in support of climate neutral Estonia by 2035 to Prime Minister Mr Jüri Ratas. They call the Minister and the government to take more ambitious action to fight climate change.
The transition to a low-carbon economy in Europe is happening. A study and a documentary movie present the situation in Southwest Bulgaria.
Władze miasta Sztum, radni i urzędnicy są nie tylko zainteresowani tym, jakie działania miasto może podjąć w obliczu niekwestionowanych zmian klimatu, ale już realizują wielokierunkowe działania zmierzające do łagodzenia tych zmian i adaptacji do ich skutków.
The NGOs Bankwatch Romania and Greenpeace launched a new report, “Just transition in Hunedoara – Economic diversification in a fair and sustainable manner”, outlining scenarios for the post-coal development of Romania’s best known coal region, the Jiu Valley.
Young Energy Europe brought Cretan Energy Scouts together to present their energy efficiency projects and to practically demonstrate how to make businesses climate-friendly. The best projects were chosen by an expert jury.
33 newly qualified energy scouts presented their efficiency projects and put them up for discussion during the 2019 award ceremony for energy scouts in Sofia.
Representatives from BEACON municipalities in Poland, Romania, Czech Republic and Germany came together in Písek, Czech Republic to discuss how to engage with colleagues from across departments in the municipal administration on ambitious climate action.