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Eco-union aligns itself with The Lofoten Declaration

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Eco-union has recently signed the Lofoten Declaration, a call to governments and businesses to phase out fossil fuel production. The Lofoten Declaration affirms that it is the urgent responsibility and moral obligation of wealthy fossil fuel producers to lead in putting an end to fossil fuel development and to manage the decline of existing production. It is also a call…

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PROSEU Webinar on Policy Principles for Prosumers – what final NECPs should contain regarding energy communities and the rights of energy citizens

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The H2020 PROSEU project invites to a webinar on “Policy Principles for Prosumers – what final NECPs should contain regarding energy communities and the rights of energy citizens” Tuesday, December 3, 2019: 10.30-11.30 CET The Horizon 2020 PROSEU project has been developing a set of principles for prosumer policies that would allow prosumers and energy communities to become an integral…

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Celebration of the Blue Eco Forum 2019: towards sustainable coastal and maritime tourism in the Mediterranean

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The Blue Eco Forum 2019, organised by eco-union within the framework of the Blue Tourism project, took place last Thursday 14 November at the Poblenou Campus of the Pompeu Fabra University. The conference was attended by about twenty participants from different organizations, such as Barcelona City Council, Seastainable Ventures, Hidria, Submon and Arco Latino, among others. The central theme was…

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New scientific assessment about climate change in the Mediterranean

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As one of the main climate change hotspots in the world, the Mediterranean region needs, more than ever, strong collective action to address the challenge posed by climate and environmental change. Yet, currently, the lack of comprehensive and accurate information is delaying the process. Despite many scientific studies, there is so far no coherent synthesis even if assessments of risk…

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Europe 2030: towards a Multi-stakeholders leadership

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Europe Ambition 2030 platform, to which eco-union is part, is proposing a Multi-stakeholders leadership for a new European Union. Those working documents (work in progress) will be presented to the main EU institutional bodies to debate and create the conditions for a system leadership strategy, as a new phase in European multi-stakeholder partnerships for SDGs and climate in the framework…

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Greening the Blue Tourism: the necessary transition towards sustainable Coastal and Maritime tourism

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A new report, to be presented at the Blue Tourism Forum taking place in Paris the 20th of June, highlights the need for better monitoring, cooperation and governance schemes between the tourism industry, governments and local communities, to drastically reduce the impact of coastal and maritime tourism on natural environment, in particular on ocean, air, land and water resources, while…

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Open letter to EU leaders: Our sustainable future must start now

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EU leaders must end the political inertia on social and environmental challenges by making sustainable development the EU’s top priority for the next five years, say Europe’s leading coalitions of social, environmental and development networks who have joined forces with 150 organisations. Kélig Puyet is the Director of Social Platform, Jeremy Wates is the Secretary General of the EEB, and Tanya Cox…

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Renewable prosumers: exploring new business models and routes to market

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European PROSEU project invites you to participate in its upcoming business model workshop hosted by eco-union Tuesday, 28 May 2019 Venue: Can Jaumandreu, Perú, 52, 08018 Barcelona Prosumers are active energy users who both produce and consume energy from renewable sources (RE). Prosumers may be the key players in a distributed and increasingly democratized energy future. The growth of RES…

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Environmental Emergency: Global biodiversity assessment reveals 1 million species risk extinction 

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Humanity faces a global environmental emergency – that’s the stark warning issued today by the world’s top nature scientists and representatives from 132 governments as they publish the damning results of a three-year assessment into the health of our planet’s ecosystems. The report reveals the alarming extent of global biodiversity breakdown with up to one million species set to disappear…

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Blue Tourism Forum, 20 June 2019, Paris

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REGISTRATION FORM AGENDA On June 20th, eco-union association, IDDRI and FFEM/AFD are organizing the first Blue Tourism Forum at AFD's offices in Paris. During the day, one conference and three round-table discussions will be organized to present the conclusions of the report Blue Tourism: towards a sustainable coastal and maritime tourism in regional seas and to present recommendations and experiences...
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