Two women pin cards to a map of Europe.

Local Beacons for Climate Action

“Catalysing European Local Climate Action” conference in Heidelberg brought together local participants from across Europe to discuss successful approaches to local climate action.

This IKEM report contributes to the discussion of EU Member States on NECPs by presenting the volume of climate and energy investment flows in Germany.


Report: Methodological framework for mapping energy poverty and assessing its climate impacts

The current document has been inspired by the specific demand to address the cross-cutting issue of poor heating practices and increased air pollution in urban and rural areas in the EEC. Its major aim is to support the local policy makers in exploring the multiple environmental and climate impacts of energy poverty by focusing on the development and implementation of joint clean air and energy poverty policies.

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InventAir: Inventories of energy poverty to support clean air policies in Eastern European countries


Publication: Step-by-step development of Woodstove changeout roadmap

Woodstove exchange roadmaps can become strong policy instruments for medium and long-term energy planning. They aim to alleviate energy poverty and reduce harmful emissions from wood and coal combustion. Such roadmaps are a basis for wood exchange programmes. These provide information and encourage citizens to replace old and inefficient stoves with modern, clean heating systems.

This publication explains step by step how such a plan can be developed using the InventAir project methodology.

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InventAir: Inventories of energy poverty to support clean air policies in Eastern European countries


Summary: Die deutsche Kohlekomission – Vorreiterin für transformativen Klimaschutz? (German)

The briefing paper by E3G analyses what lessons can be learned from the German Coal Commission for transformation processes in other countries (especially the CEE region) and sectors. Key findings are multi-stakeholder engagement, astrong regional component and a mandate to lay out multiple policy options. The analysis is part of an EUKI project with CEE Bankwatch and DUH. The results were published in an English briefing paper and a German summary.

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Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience


Briefing Paper: The German Coal Comission – A Role Model for Transformative Change?

The briefing paper by E3G analyses what lessons can be learned from the German Coal Commission for transformation processes in other countries (especially the CEE region) and sectors. Key findings are multi-stakeholder engagement, astrong regional component and a mandate to lay out multiple policy options. The analysis is part of an EUKI project with CEE Bankwatch and DUH. The results were published in an English briefing paper and a German summary.

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Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience


EUKI Press Review 1/2019

The European Climate Initiative (EUKI) regularly produces a press review, which reflects the international reporting on the financing programme of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and on the work involved in the projects. The selected articles are derived from submissions by project-implementing organisations and from in-house research. The present edition covers reporting from January to March 2019.

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The European Climate Initiative (EUKI)


The European Climate Initiative (EUKI)

Our video gives a brief introduction to the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) and presents the objectives, instruments as well as selected project examples.

Concept & Production:
Atelier Limo – Brunel & Pannetier GbR (www.atelier-limo.eu/)

Additional video material was provided by:

from Poland:
© WWF Poland – Production: ZPR Media SA, Director: Artur Burchacki , Production: Paweł Reyman

from the Czech Republic:
© Young Energy Europe / videojournalisten-berlin.de

from Italy:
© Giacche Verdi Bronte

from Greece:
© WWF Greece – Production: Sub.Urban Images and Soundscapes,  Director: Aris Lychnaras, DoP: Christos Tolis, Research: Daphne Tolis

Conference room from above

Networking European Climate Action

In March 2019 the 2nd EUKI Networking Conference took place in Berlin. Participants exchanged on protecting the climate in the EU.

Second Networking Conference of European Climate Initiative

The 2nd annual conference of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) was hold in Berlin in partnership with the Romanian EU Council Presidency.