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Energy and Climate Change

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
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Conclusion from the BEF 2020: A blue Solidarity Economy for a Sustainable Mediterrannean region

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
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsPress release

New Horizon 2020 research project on European Climate transition

The consortium, lead by the Global Climate Forum, will start mid-2020 a new research project called TIPPING+ on Enabling Positive Tipping Points towards clean-energy transitions in Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions (CCIR). eco-union will be mainly responsible for stakeholders engagement and dissemination activities. Total amount of the project is around 3 millions and will last for 3 years (2020-2023). Why…
eco-union
14 January, 2020
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsPress release

Eco-union organizes a side-event on Prosumers for the energy transition at the COP 25 in Madrid

COP25 Side Event - Green Zone  Saturday 7th of December 2019, 13h-14h   Prosumers for the energy transition: Self-consumption of renewable energy by citizens, cities and businesses in Spain and Europe Self-consumption of renewable energy by citizens, cities and businesses (so called prosumers) is a critical driver towards a more decentralized, democratic and zero-carbon energy sector in Spain and Europe.…
eco-union
4 December, 2019
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesGreen EconomyNewsPress release

Eco-union’s statement regarding UNFCCC COP 25

Barcelona, 03.12.2019 As we are approaching the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) taking place in Madrid from the 2nd to the 13th of December 2019, eco-union would like to reiterate the urgent need for countries, businesses and citizens to commit to a global decrease of GHG emissions in order…
eco-union
3 December, 2019
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and Policies

Eco-union aligns itself with The Lofoten Declaration

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…
eco-union
21 November, 2019