Governance and PoliciesNotes de premsaPress releaseUncategorized

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 PoliciesNews

Webinar: For a Rail Renaissance in Spain and Europe

Register for the webinar to learn about the present and future of Spanish rail cross-border connections for passengers Within the framework of the declaration of 2021 as the European Year of the Railway, various European states, including Spain, agreed to promote international rail transport. The European Commission also committed in its Mobility Strategy and its Green Deal to support initiatives…
eco-union
3 February, 2021
Green EconomyNews

How to engage citizens in the green revolution?

How to engage citizens in the green revolution? On the mornings of February 2-4, the key knowledge needed to support people or communities in producing and consuming their own green energy, will be shared at a cross-European online conference. Throughout the conference days, experts and practitioners are invited to join ‘prosumerism’ dialogues and policy exchange. The first day of the…
eco-union
1 February, 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
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
Governance and PoliciesNewsPress release

The ECODES foundation and the eco-union association are developing a strategic alliance for the post-covid world

The ECODES foundation and the eco-union association have signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen relations, cooperate institutionally and deepen a strategic alliance in order to promote a green, inclusive and ambitious recovery in Spain and the Europe-Mediterranean region. Considering the current situation of climate emergency and post-covid reconstruction, ECODES and eco-union recognize that the environmental and social challenges faced are…
eco-union
2 August, 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