Making the Energy Transition a European Success
(25 August 2017) – A report published by the Jacques Delors Institute sets out four objectives which it says could contribute to the success of the Energy Union, and in turn restore trust between Europe and Europeans. If there is one project today which carries a positive vision for Europe, it is definitely the energy […]Continue reading
How much electricity is produced by wind?
(19 June 2017) – An estimated 315 000 of the 3.1 million gigawatt-hour of gross electricity generated in 2016 in the European Union came from wind power. In other words, wind accounted for 10% of the total electrical energy produced in the EU in 2016. This is five times more than in 2005 (2%). As […]Continue reading
Angry world leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pull-out
(02 June 2017) – World leaders reacted with anger and defiance after President Donald Trump yesterday announced the United States, the world’s second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris Agreement. With France’s Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, they lashed Trump’s decision as misguided and vowed to defend an accord they portrayed as crucial […]Continue reading
Welcome to the Evoneers’ Journey!
(23 May 2017) – At the crossroads of entrepreneurship, personal empowerment and social innovation, the SIRCle project has created its first ripples across Europe. We take stock of the achievements of this pioneering initiative. The Erasmus+ SIRCle project seeks to address one of the most pressing needs of our time, namely, how to reconcile a […]Continue reading
CO2 emissions in the EU have slightly decreased
(04 May 2017) – Eurostat estimates that in 2016 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 0.4% in the European Union, compared with the previous year. CO2 emissions are a major contributor to global warming and account for around 80% of all EU greenhouse gas emissions. They are influenced by factors such […]Continue reading
Resilient communities – pillars of sustainable rural development
(02 May 2017) – The Euracademy Association and South and East Cork Area Development Partnership invite you to take part in the 16th Summer Academy on “Resilient communities – pillars of sustainable rural development” to be held in Cork, Ireland, from 3rd to 8th September 2017. The 16th Summer Academy of the Euracademy Association aims […]Continue reading
Free Access to ‘A Quest for Meaning’ film until April 23rd starting today!
(12 April 2017) – This documentary film recounts the life-changing journey undertaken by two childhood friends gone to question the workings of the world, our relationship with nature and the meaning of life. We are all prisoners of a logic which has proven destructive for mankind and planet Earth. To break the deadlock, Marc and […]Continue reading
The European Ecovillage Conference 2017
(07 April 2017) – GEN Europe invites you to celebrate possibilities, solutions and connections at the 2017 GEN-European Conference at Ängsbacka, Sweden. Brace yourselves for the 21st edition of GEN Europe’s summer conference, the yearly gathering where the inspired and the inspiring come together. From July 16th – 20th, come surf the good vibes, bask […]Continue reading
Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development
(28 March 2017) – Gaia Education is partnering with UNITAR and the University of Strathclyde to launch the second edition of the Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development e-learning programme. Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and an environment that allows the world to thrive. Sign up here to join […]Continue reading
Municipalities in Transition: Core Team Recruitment
(24 March 2017) – The Municipalities in Transition project is recruiting three part-time positions. At the end of 2016, Transition Network and the Transition Hubs group managed to secure funding for a 2-year pilot project that aims to promote the collaboration between citizen-led initiatives and the local public administration. They are in the initial stages […]Continue reading