Franco-German Energy Transition Week for Cross-Border Climate Protection

1st Franco-German Energy Transition Week took place in January 2019. Participating municipalities drew attention to climate protection through joint projects and strengthened German-French friendship at the same time.

Landscape of Climate Finance: Promoting debate on climate finance flows in Central Europe

The transition to a low-carbon economy requires an unprecedented redirection of financial flows towards sustainable investments. This project promotes a strategic vision for such investment and for rising to the challenge of financing climate action.

Meeting the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement requires profound changes to current patterns of socioeconomic development including consumption, employment, and infrastructure affecting all parts of society including stakeholders. This paper is part of EUKI project Climate Recon.

Factsheet: The Energy Transition for Green Growth Act in France

In 21 case studies, the EUKI project BEACON evaluated national climate policies in European countries. The ‘Loi relative à la transition énergétique pour la croissance verte’ (LTECV) or Energy Transition Act is a recent French climate law, building on previous climate and energy legislation and establishing a comprehensive list of targets and measures extending beyond a pure climate framework law. It is a vast legal document incorporating not only matters relating to climate change mitigation, but general policy pathways towards low-carbon economic development. These provisions range from compliance and reporting mechanisms, to detailed methods of governance, to green innovation incentives and retro-fitting subsidies.

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Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)