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Energy and Climate Change

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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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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European and Mediterranean safety and prosperity depends on limiting the temperature increase to 1.5°C

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In 2015, world countries committed “to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels” when adopting the Paris Agreement. To monitor implementation, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) asked scientists across the world to assess impacts associated with the 1.5°C goal and emission reductions. The findings highlight that crossing this threshold can have severe consequences...
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eco-union joins the SDSN

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The Executive Committee of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has approved the incorporation of eco-union as a member of the network. Taking this step, eco-union joins SDSN to work together for the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030. In the coming months, we hope to find ways to collaborate on research, Solutions Initiatives and public policy.

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PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy

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Press Release, 21 March 2018 PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy The 3-year project under the EU “Horizon 2020” programme will be launched by a group of researchers and local government representatives from 8 countries at a kick off meeting in Lisbon on 21-22 March 2018. With a focus on the role of citizens in producing…

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200+ GROUPS: STOP FUNDING FOSSILS AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

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Multilateral Development Banks and G20 Nations Must Stop Funding Fossils To the leaders of the multilateral development banks and G20 nations, As more than 200 civil society organizations from over 55 countries, we urge all multilateral development banks and G20 nations to commit to phase out subsidies and public finance for fossil fuels as soon as possible, with a total…

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COP23 eco-union side events

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During the celebration of the COP23, eco-union will co-organize and participate in 3 side-events held in the city of Bonn next Saturday, November 11th. The new report State of the Green Finance in the Mediterranean, made by IEMED and eco-union, will be officially presented seizing the opportunity that represents this 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference. We are pleased to…

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ECO-BRIEF # 1 – COP21

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We are delighted to attach the first edition of our eco-briefs on the Paris Agreement adopted at the COP21. The eco-briefs are analysis on emerging sustainability issues elaborated by eco-union team. This first version is only in english but we hope to be able to translate in the near future. So please don’t hesitate to contact us if you wish to support or collaborate on future issues. Briefing1COP21

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