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Report: Methodological framework for mapping energy poverty and assessing its climate impacts

The current document has been inspired by the specific demand to address the cross-cutting issue of poor heating practices and increased air pollution in urban and rural areas in the EEC. Its major aim is to support the local policy makers in exploring the multiple environmental and climate impacts of energy poverty by focusing on the development and implementation of joint clean air and energy poverty policies.

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InventAir: Inventories of energy poverty to support clean air policies in Eastern European countries


Publication: Step-by-step development of Woodstove changeout roadmap

Woodstove exchange roadmaps can become strong policy instruments for medium and long-term energy planning. They aim to alleviate energy poverty and reduce harmful emissions from wood and coal combustion. Such roadmaps are a basis for wood exchange programmes. These provide information and encourage citizens to replace old and inefficient stoves with modern, clean heating systems.

This publication explains step by step how such a master plan can be developed using the InventAir project methodology.

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InventAir: Inventories of energy poverty to support clean air policies in Eastern European countries


Summary: Die deutsche Kohlekomission – Vorreiterin für transformativen Klimaschutz? (German)

The briefing paper by E3G analyses what lessons can be learned from the German Coal Commission for transformation processes in other countries (especially the CEE region) and sectors. Key findings are multi-stakeholder engagement, astrong regional component and a mandate to lay out multiple policy options. The analysis is part of an EUKI project with CEE Bankwatch and DUH. The results were published in an English briefing paper and a German summary.

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Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience


Briefing Paper: The German Coal Comission – A Role Model for Transformative Change?

The briefing paper by E3G analyses what lessons can be learned from the German Coal Commission for transformation processes in other countries (especially the CEE region) and sectors. Key findings are multi-stakeholder engagement, astrong regional component and a mandate to lay out multiple policy options. The analysis is part of an EUKI project with CEE Bankwatch and DUH. The results were published in an English briefing paper and a German summary.

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Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience


EUKI Press Review 1/2019

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 the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) 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 January to March 2019.

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Accelerating climate action, strengthening Europe – The European Climate Initiative (EUKI) of the Federal Environment Ministry

The first brochure of the EUKI provides information about its objectives and how this young initiative works. It explains the selection procedure for EUKI-financed projects and how the exchange of knowledge is organised at the EUKI Academy. It also summarises the initiative’s milestones in the years 2017 and 2018.
The second part of the brochure provides a detailed description of the wide range of EUKI projects in the eight EUKI core areas, such as energy, mobility and climate-aligned finance. In addition, we present lighthouse projects and interviews with the involved parties from each topic area.
At the end of the brochure we list contact details for all projects and thus provide an overview of the growing EUKI community.

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Report: Domestic Landscape of Climate Finance: Why Systemic Approach to Climate Finance Matters

The required mobilization of funds urges for an improved coordination between all of the actors involved in the low-emission transition. It similarly demands a comprehensive knowledge base to address the systemic challenge of financing sustainable economic development. This report discusses matters of “climate finance” in Poland and their relevance for achieving the objectives set by the Paris Agreement.

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Landscape of Climate Finance: Promoting debate on climate finance flows in Central Europe


Booklet: Unleashing the Power of Community Renewable Energy

This booklet is mainly for national and local energy campaigners across Europe, municipal members, local environmental groups, members of planned or existing energy cooperatives, and active citizens.

It aims to explain what the EU’s new renewable energy legislation means. Bringing examples from across Europe, it shows how the EU legislation can help to remove barriers to community and citizen renewable energy. Chapter 2 explains the provisions and new rights for community and citizen energy. Chapter 3 lays out the implications for national and local governments. Chapter 4 suggests practical steps and resources for action.

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Bringing Germany’s Bürgerenergie to New Regions in Europe


Briefing: A Just Transition of European Coal Regions: Assessing Stakeholder Positions Towards the Transition Away from Coal

This briefing offers a deep dive into the positioning of key stakeholders as well as opportunities and challenges for a transition away from coal in some of Europe’s most coal-dependent regions: Ústecký kraj (Czech Republic), Western Macedonia (Greece), Upper Silesia (Poland), Horná Nitra (Slovakia) and Obilić (Kosovo). It aims to serve as background for necessary political and policy decisions surrounding a phase-out from coal.

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Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience


Report: The Political Economy of the Low Carbon Transition: Climate & Energy Snapshot Romania

This report by E3G studies the progress of energy transition in Romania. In concrete, national conditions, political system, and external projection are analysed.

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Accelerating the Energy Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and Learning from the German Experience