CEE Bankwatch Network, Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), and E3G together with the EUKI Academy organised a workshop on 10 June to explore how Germany can work with CEE governments to secure their support for upcoming reforms and initiatives under the European Green Deal.
As part of the project Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON), national workshops were organised in all of the BEACON countries. The overarching aim of the virtual national workshops was to identify, specify and decide on further steps towards improving the national framework conditions for climate action on the ground. These national workshops took up the various strands of the BEACON project and further served to anchor the impulse for stronger cooperation between government levels.
The EUKI project YESclima has contributed to measures that can lead the way for climate protection in buildings in the southern European province of Cádiz.
Together with EUKI Academy, WWF Greece hosted a conference for Greek EUKI beneficiaries to network and to exchange with both German and Greek ministries about the energy transition in Greece.
During the Urban Policy Congress in Katowice on June 7, 2021, EUKI project EDINA held a workshop on revitalization areas. The workshop participants, working in two groups, concentrated on a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to subsidy programmes in Special Revitalisation Zones.
Experts and civil society discussed how national recovery plans can put Central and Eastern Europe on track to reach climate neutrality. The event was organised by CEE Bankwatch Network, Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) and E3G together with the EUKI Academy.
In the Three4Climate project, representatives from Braga and Loulé (Portugal), as well as Maribor and Kranj (Slovenia) explored climate protection projects in Germany. With videos, expert presentations and live Q&As, the virtual study tour took them to the cities of Bielefeld and Radolfzell.
The GreenTecLabs project motivates potential founders of green start-ups to contribute to European Recovery and delevop business ideas and create jobs in three regions in Greece, Spain and Slovakia. The article gives a brief overview of the next steps of the project.
The idea with transferring the second BEACON study visit to a virtual format was to provide multipliers in the partner countries with some informative and illustrative best practice examples for local climate protection. The results were two 15-minute videos.
WTF is Climate Change booklet is developed for teachers, educators, youth workers, and youth in general. It aims to make you ready to become part of the solution to the global warming problem. It contains all the necessary (and more) information about the causes and effects of climate change. Furthermore, at the end of the booklet, you will find a list of suggestions for what you can do personally to protect the environment and our society.