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EU companies involved in 100+ world’s biggest fossil fuel extraction projects

A new report released by a broad coalition of civil society organisations led by CAN Europe and Friends of the Earth Europe, reveals that at least 107 out of 425 of the world's biggest fossil fuel extraction projects are operated by EU-based companies such as Total Energies, Shell, RWE, and ENI or financed by major European banks. The report sets out…
7 November, 2023
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Organizations from all over Europe unite their voice on H2Med

"It is an unnecessary infrastructure that will not solve the energy crisis" This Wednesday, October 25th, a High Level Decision-Making Meeting will take place, bringing together senior officials from the European Commission and the governments of the 27 EU countries to discuss the projects to be included in the sixth list of Projects of Common Interest/Projects of Mutual Interest (PCI/PMI).…
24 October, 2023
Energy and Climate ChangeNews

REPowerEU Tracker support Energy Transition

CEE Bankwatch, together with, just published the REPowerEU tracker: nested under the Public Financing Tracker page, the tracker analyses the REPowerEU chapters of 15 Member States (with plans to be expanded to all EU27). eco-union has contributed to the assessment of the situation in Spain. The Recovery and Resilience Plans have been analyzed along the following three criteria: 1) transparency…
20 October, 2023
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EU elections 2024: full speed or full stop?

10 proposals to put European transport on track towards a safe, prosperous and climate neutral future   In June 2024 millions of Europeans will cast their vote for the next European Parliament, laying their hopes and ideas for the future into the hands of 700+ decision makers from 27 member states. Europe’s last 5 years of law-making have shown leadership…
10 October, 2023
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and Policies

150+ experts call on Paris Summit leaders to redirect trillions from fossils, debt, and the 1%

On June 22-23, France and other government leaders are holding a “Summit for a New Global Financial Pact” in Paris, with a goal to “build a new contract between the countries of the North and the South to address climate change and the global crisis.”  150+ economists and experts, including eco-union's president Jérémie Fosse, have sent an open letter calling…
23 June, 2023
Energy and Climate ChangeEvents

TIPPING+ Final Conference

The EU funded TIPPING+ project is coming to an end and is organising its Final Conference on Thursday 15th of June in Brussels (and virtually)! TIPPING+ has explored the critical concept of tipping points to improve our scientific understanding and policy implications of deliberate rapid decarbonisation processes in Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions (CCIRs). Using the insights of over 20 case studies in…
1 June, 2023
Energy and Climate Change

Banking on climate chaos

Fossil fuel finance report 2023 eco-union, together with over 600 organisations from more than 70 countries, has endorsed this year’s edition of the annual fossil fuel finance report: Banking on Climate Chaos 2023. The report was published on 13 April, by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Indigenous Environmental Network, Oil Change International, Reclaim Finance, Sierra Club, and urgewald. It looks at…
13 April, 2023
Ecological transitionEnergy and Climate ChangeGreen Economy

Next Generation Funds and the energy, climate and ecological transition in Spain

eco-union presented, in the context of the Spanish National Environment Congress 2022 (CONAMA), a report on how the European Next Generation funds contribute to the energy, climate and ecological transition in Spain. It continues the work of analysis and evaluation of the development of these funds, initiated in 2021, with the publication of the document Towards a green, resilient and…
8 December, 2022
Ecological 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)…
24 November, 2022