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Energy Scout Trainings as Webseminars – Successful Test Run in Bulgaria

Not just since the coronavirus have advanced training courses been offered online, but in the current situation digital solutions are in heavy demand – also at Young Energy Europe.

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Interview: Energy Audits, Youth Unemployment and Covid19

The EUKI project YESclima offers practical training for students on energy audits in buildings. Due to the spread of corona virus, the project work is now taking place online only.

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Combining Green Roofs with Solar Power and Cooling

As a result of their study-trips in Berlin, the EUKI-YESclima teams from Athens and Cádiz have elaborated the general proposal Smart Roofs for cities in Southern Europe

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Will the Coronavirus Slow Down or Speed Up the Low Carbon Energy Transition in Poland?

Forum Energii asks the question how the current crisis will affect the energy transformation in the long term in Poland.

Will there be any “waste” in 2030? Workshop on hard facts and visions about circular economy

Municipal representatives from Romania, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, and Greece came together at the BEACON Regional Workshop to identify ways to reduce emissions from the waste sector. Read more about the event.

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Climate Policies for Transport and Buildings

The CEE Climate Policy Frontier workshop in Warsaw brought together experts from government, industry, non-governmental organisations and analytical centres in the Visegrád (V4) Group – Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary – to assess the challenges and opportunities for adopting best climate policy practices in the transport and buildings sectors.

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Tracking Climate-Ralated Investments and Finance Flows

Sustainable finance taxonomy and national climate strategies can often work to complement each other by bringing national contexts to provisions outlined in a classification system. Such a synergy offers a useful input to the climate finance and investment tracking studies and creates an important basis for further discussions on the investment gap associated with the low-carbon transition. The paper by WiseEuropa, New Climate Institute and I4CE tackles the issue.

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Training for preschool teachers in Sofia

A teachers’ training for kindergartens took place in Sofia, Bulgaria as part of the BEACON project. The event targeted the work of teachers in kindergartens due to high demand and interest from the teachers, as well as to the decision of Burgas municipality to introduce the energy saving initiative into all of its schools and kindergartens.

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Panenel Debate: The EU’s Just Transition to Climate Neutrality – Doing Right by the Regions

The European Comission has proposed a Just Transition Mechanism. It aims to bring €100 billion to help a socially fair transition to a climate neutral EU. But how do we ensure it delivers? Join the discussion with WWF.