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UPGREAT: Upgrading professionals’ skills for deep renovations

The UPGREAT project works to upgrade professionals’ skills for deep renovations which are needed to sustainably transform the buildings sector to fulfill high energy and low carbon emissions standards.

The European Railway Summit: living up to citizens’ expectations? 

The ‘Europe On Rail’ project reflects on the hybrid European Railway Summit event that took place 21st of February 2022 and brought European actors of the rail sector together to discuss how rail can be the driver for greener and more innovative transport.

The unique virtual “SUSTAINABILITY CENTRE” / online meeting platform

For the professional conference “Connecting Buildings & Sustainability” the ClimArchiNet Project created a virtual centre in Gather.town on 30 November 2021 to offer a networking space.

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ClimArchiNet: Students designing a Brownfield Transformation in Slovakia

Under the theme “Design Studio of Urban Planning”, the EUKI project ClimArchiNet organized a workshop for architecture students to design the transformation of an industrial brownfield in Žilina, Slovakia.

Key Take-Aways from Multi-Level Collaboration in the Three4Climate Project

The motto of the project “Think European – Act Local” already says it: Successful climate action requires thinking and collaborating across borders and across governance levels. The Three4Climate Survey showed that most of the respondents in the Three4Climate cities and schools agreed that their cities needed to connect more with the EU level to better and jointly work on climate action. This is why one of the Three4Climate project’s aims was to foster multi-level collaboration for climate action. Now that the project has formally ended (see EUKI community post on the project’s final event), conclusions can be drawn on multi-level collaboration and its main achievements in the Three4Climate project.

Virtual Study Tour to Brussels: 100% Renewable Energy for Europe is possible!

The EUKI project Climate Action Network Europe organized a virtual study tour for civil society actors from Central Eastern and Southern Europe working on energy policy to discuss how to achieve a Europe powered exclusively by renewable energy.

Three4Climate: Cities from Portugal and Germany explore climate action projects in Slovenia

The last virtual study tour within the EUKI project Three4Climate took the participants to Maribor and Kranj (Slovenia) in October 2021. The host cities presented their climate action activities in different areas to the project partner cities Loulé and Braga (Portugal) as well as Bielefeld and Radolfzell (Germany). Through videos and expert presentations, visitors were able to experience the cities, learn about exciting projects and exchange ideas with their peers.

GTL Start-ups from Crete in the Ruhr Area: Experience exchange for transition

The GreenTecLabs project motivates potential founders of green start-ups to develop business ideas in Greece, Spain and Slovakia. The five winning projects from Crete visited the Ruhr area together with their project partners from Athens and Heraklion to exchange experiences.

Three4Climate inspires zero emission trip across Europe

To join a teacher exchange visit to Loulé in Portugal organized as part of the Three4Climate project, the two teachers from Bielefeld in Germany Jens Ohlemeyer and Tobias Dewald developed the challenging plan to undertake this long-distance journey with three different kinds of locally emission free means of transport: an electric car, the train and electric bicycles.