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COP27Ecological transitionEnergy and Climate Change

Fostering the transition in Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions

On the 14 of November, eco-union participated in a COP27 side-event held online at the European Pavilion. This event, “Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions in Transition(s) in Europe and Beyond”, discussed the learnings from different EU-funded research and implementation projects (Tipping +, Cintran, Entrances, Tracer) on how to accelerate the just energy transitions in Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions (CCIRs)…
eco-union
24 November, 2022
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and Policies

Global Just Transition(s): From sectoral transition to systemic transformation

Workshop on Global Just Transition(s) "From sectoral transition to systemic transformation: Guiding just transition(s) from carbon intensive and dependent regions towards inclusive, prosperous and resilient economies, communities and societies". This workshop aims to place the concept of just transition within an overarching vision for just transformation, moving from sectoral or regional focused approaches towards a systemic and global perspective: from…
eco-union
3 June, 2021
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and Policies

The key resource for a climate revolution: citizens

Communities or individual citizens producing, using and selling their own renewable energy could provide up to 89 percent of the electricity demanded in the residential sector by 2050. PROSEU, a European research project, has concluded that in the coming years, European, national and local governments have a unique chance to support ‘prosumerism’ and thus an effective and socially just energy…
eco-union
23 April, 2021
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsNotes de premsaPress release

The shame of flying and the future of cross-border trains

The European Union and national governments can contribute to the achievement of climate objectives by promoting direct cross-border trains, a common reservation system and investment in rail infrastructure.January 20, 2020.- The European environmental organizations belonging to Europe on Rail, a project represented in Spain by ECODES and eco-union, ask the European Union and national governments for measures to strengthen international…
eco-union
19 January, 2021
Blue EconomyEnergy and Climate ChangeEnergy and Climate ChangeGlobal Eco ForumNotes de premsaPress releaseTourism, cities and mobilities

A blue Solidarity Economy for a Sustainable Mediterranean

On the 1st of December, the 2020 Edition of the Blue Eco Forum was held on-line, co-organized by eco-union and IesMed . This year’s edition was focused on the Blue Solidarity Economy (BSE), a new concept and field of action that merges the opportunities of the Sustainable Blue Economy with the benefits of the Social and Solidarity Economy. Based on…
eco-union
4 December, 2020
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsPress release

Eco-union co-organizes an international workshop on Designing inclusive energy futures

Care about designing inclusive energy futures? Join our e-workshop on 29 April 2020! Are you interested in the inclusiveness of collective energy production and consumption? Do you want to learn more on energy inclusiveness, discuss your practical challenges or share your knowledge with peers & experts in the field? Apply before Thursday 23rd April 2020 and get the chance to…
eco-union
17 April, 2020
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsPress release

Corona crisis measures to help build a better future

As board member of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), eco-union reaffirms its endorsement on EEB’s new position paper (linked below) on the response to the Coronavirus crisis. In such a situation, we think it is particularly relevant to show that environmental NGOs are ready for the post-crisis situation. Como miembro de la junta de la Oficina Europea del Medio Ambiente (EEB…
eco-union
16 April, 2020
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesNewsPress release

Eco-union asks for a just response to COVID-19

From our organization we want to show our support and align ourselves with the following statements regarding the COVID-19 pandemic: - CSO statement (see here) on principles for a just response to COVID-19 (led by 350.org), recently signed by eco-union - Joint NGO letter (see here) of Brussels based environmental groups to the European Commission urging for a green recovery…
eco-union
25 March, 2020
Blue EconomyEnergy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsPress release

Looking towards 2020: A decisive year for the planet, our society and our common future

2019 has left us with mixed feelings. On the positive side, climate change and the protection of our fragile planet has been a global trending topic for citizens, mass media, and even (some) decision-makers, thanks to Greta Thunberg, the climate strikes and two major scientific reports: IPCC on climate and IPBES on biodiversity. The very bad news is that the…
eco-union
14 January, 2020