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 Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) 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 October to December 2022.

EUKI Press Review 03/2022


EUKI Press Review 3/2022

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 Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) 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 July to September 2022.

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EUKI Info Day – 7th Call for Project Proposals


EUKI Info Day – 7th Call for Project Proposals

The EUKI has launched its 7th Call for Project Ideas under the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). This video will give interested organisations an overview of the current selection procedure and will answer the most frequently asked questions regarding the call and application process. NGOs, public authorities, academic and educational institutions as well as other non-profit institutions are called upon to submit ideas for climate action projects that contribute to European climate targets and strengthen European cooperation.

More information here.

0:00:00 – 0:10:09 Welcoming words and political perspective: Dr. Simon Marr, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK)

0:11:06 – 0:39:20 Project Financing Objectives and Priorities (incl. Q&A): Matthias Daun, Advisor for Energy and Climate Policy (EUKI)

0:39:30 – 1:09:03 Formal Requirements (incl. Q&A): Lisa Berkenkötter & Benjamin Berger, Advisors for Finance Management (EUKI)

1:10:56 – 1:39:46 Selection Procedure (incl. Q&A) Julia von Viebahn, Advisor for Energy and Climate Policy (EUKI)

UPGREAT: Aspects affecting the performance gap in energy renovations of public school buildings

UPGREAT – Training Tool for Efficient Schools

The UPGREAT project works to upgrade professionals’ skills for deep renovations which are needed to sustainably transform the buildings sector to fulfil high energy and low carbon emissions standards. The article is about the aspects affecting the performance difference between the proposed solutions and the actual results of energy renovation of public school buildings.

The search is on for Europe’s best climate project ideas

The EUKI launches its 7th call for ideas to realise ambitious climate policies in Europe.

The application phase for project ideas to accelerate climate action in Europe opens on 25 November. Non-profit organisations from civil society, academia, the private sector, education and municipalities will have until 13 January 2023 to submit their proposals. The call for ideas is open to interested parties from all European Union (EU) Member States and the EU candidate countries in the Western Balkans.

Climate Action Starts on Your Plate – Plant-Based Alternatives

Climate action starts on your plate and is thanks to a huge selection of plant-based alternatives very easy nowadays. Two EUKI projects raise awareness among young people and adults on this topic.

Green(ing) H2: EU Workshop

Green(ing) H2

Green(ing) H2 is a European Climate Initiative (EUKI) funded project that partners 3 European NGOs – Instrat Foundation (Poland), Germanwatch (Germany) and ZERO (Portugal) focused on promoting green Hydrogen to achieve climate neutrality by engaging civil society to make Europe’s H2 infrastructure green, fair and sustainable.

Green(ing) H2: National Workshops

Green(ing) H2

Green(ing) H2 is a European Climate Initiative (EUKI) funded project that partners 3 European NGOs – Instrat Foundation (Poland), Germanwatch (Germany) and ZERO (Portugal) focused on promoting green Hydrogen to achieve climate neutrality by engaging civil society to make Europe’s H2 infrastructure green, fair and sustainable.

Decarbonisation: How the Czech industry thinks about Sustainable Finance

Karel Voldřich is Head of Industry Decarbonisation at the International Sustainable Finance Centre (ISFC) and we talked to him about the decarbonisation of the Czech heavy industry, their work as an NGO and the importance of networking.

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 Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) 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 April to June 2022.