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What do Spanish people think about the possibility to shift from plane to train?

More than half of Spanish people would shift from plane to train A Europe-wide survey conducted by the YouGov institute shows broad support for shifting from plane to rail 41% of Spanish respondents are willing to spend more than five hours on a train, a figure which is above the European average (37%). In addition, the majority (79%) are willing…
eco-union
6 April, 2021
Governance and PoliciesGreen EconomyUncategorized

Strengthening passengers rail is essential for the decarbonisation of transport in Spain

10 February 2021.- The eco-union association and ECODES foundation, as Spanish partners of the Europe on Rail initiative, published today the report "Present and Future of Passenger Rail Transport in Spain" (available in Spanish only) with the aim of promoting policies and measures to strengthen national and international rail transport in Spain in the framework of the European Year of…
eco-union
10 February, 2021
Governance and PoliciesPress releaseUncategorized

ECODES and Eco-union support the European call for a renaissance of rail transport

Promoting the railway to achieve the climate objectives and to structure the territory!   The European Green Deal aims to reduce transport emissions by 90% by 2050. This objective requires shifting a considerable part of air and road transport to the railways, which are currently the cleanest means of passenger transport. 47% of passengers travelling from EU airports travel to…
eco-union
21 September, 2020
Blue EconomyGlobal Eco ForumNewsPress releaseUncategorized

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

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…
eco-union
19 June, 2019
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Environmental Emergency: Global biodiversity assessment reveals 1 million species risk extinction 

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…
eco-union
10 May, 2019
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Blue Tourism Forum, 20 June 2019, Paris

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 on the sustainability…
eco-union
2 May, 2019
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Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean: State of Play and Strategic Directions

This report has been made by Plan Bleu and counted with contribution of Jeremy Fosse, president of eco-union, as one of the main authors of the study. Over time the Mediterranean region has developed a unique blend of tourism activities associated with sea, health, sports, nature, business, as well as cruise and culture, offering consistent employment (11% of total employment) and economic growth (11%…
eco-union
10 July, 2017