Energy in the European Union

(20 September 2016) – Statistics can help to make the complex process of energy more understandable. This is the aim of the digital publication Shedding light on energy in the EU – A guided tour of energy statistics issued today by Eurostat. This digital publication will serve in particular those who would like to better […]

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Linking Schools with Communities – A European Training Seminar

(19 September 2016) – The School for Resilience! project (SfR) organises in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, County Tipperary, Ireland, on 10th and 11th of October 2016, a European Training Seminar. This seminar will introduce a new approach in environmental education for schools, development education and Education for Sustainable Development, using a Place Based Learning methodology in the […]

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European Mobility Week 2016

(16 September 2016) – The European Commission today launches the 15th annual European Mobility Week, with activities taking place across Europe from 16 to 22 September. The theme this year is ‘Smart and sustainable mobility – an investment for Europe’. The main aim is to promote awareness of the economic benefits of investing in safe, […]

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(20 September 2016) – Statistics can help to make the complex process of energy more understandable. This is the aim of the digital publication Shedding light on energy in the EU – A guided tour of energy statistics issued today by Eurostat.

energieurostatThis digital publication will serve in particular those who would like to better understand the challenges faced by the Energy Union, one of the ten priorities of the European Commission.

The digital publication consists of four parts or blocks of questions, those which citizens would most frequently ask. These questions are:

What is the Energy Union about?

Where does our energy come from?

Which kind of energy do we consume and how much does it cost?

What are the links between energy and the environment?

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(19 September 2016) – The School for Resilience! project (SfR) organises in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, County Tipperary, Ireland, on 10th and 11th of October 2016, a European Training Seminar.

sfrThis seminar will introduce a new approach in environmental education for schools, development education and Education for Sustainable Development, using a Place Based Learning methodology in the context of climate adaptation and community sustainability and resilience based on the School for Resilience! project (SfR).

SfR is a European funded project developing a fresh approach in school environmental education.

The flexible SfR module is competency based and fosters initiative, co-operation, a sense of place, entrepreneurship and creativity around adaptation to challenges such as climate change.

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(16 September 2016) – The European Commission today launches the 15th annual European Mobility Week, with activities taking place across Europe from 16 to 22 September.

Basic RGBThe theme this year is ‘Smart and sustainable mobility – an investment for Europe’. The main aim is to promote awareness of the economic benefits of investing in safe, clean transport for people and companies.

Action in cities is particularly important as urban transport is responsible for 23% of EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.

As in previous years, local authorities and individuals across the continent are encouraged to think about what they can do locally, to make an impact globally.

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