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.
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.
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.
Dorida (GR) and Coruche (PT) kicked off their municipal climate partnership in the context of the BEACON project with a meeting in Viana do Castelo (PT).
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.
Municipal representatives from Portugal, Greece and Germany exchanged experiences and knowledge on data collection and management issues related to climate action at a BEACON thematic workshop in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
BEACON cities participate in coachings and exchange experiences on public relations and communication.
The European Commission is organising an information and networking day on the 2020 LIFE call for project proposals.
The Green Deal calls for new means to build energy efficient and low carbon economies. ALLIES and two other EUKI projects jointly invite practitioners, protagonists and policy makers to share their experiences, to learn about new tools to implement climate plans and to build new partnerships.
Experience from Germany, Bulgaria and Poland shows that it is possible to reach 2-4 percent energy savings per year by implementing simple behavioural energy efficiency measures in schools. This can add up to 10-15 percent per year depending on the local context. How can these projects be introduced? What other benefits do they offer beyond energy savings? What key institutions and persons are needed to establish long-lasting structures?