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  • Empower community action on climate change, communities tell Scottish government

    (20th October 2017) – The results of six community consultations by Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN, an ECOLISE member) at the invite of the Scottish Government have been published in a report entitled ‘We Need More Ambition!’. The responses from 124 people who participated in the workshops held across Scotland this autumn will feed […]

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  • Transformative Cities award process launched by international think-tank

    (19th October 2017) – Transnational Institute, the international think-tank on international politics and environmental and social justice, has recently launched a Transformative Cities initiative that builds on TNI’s long work of supporting movements against privatisation and the building of accountable, effective, socially and environmentally justice services. There has been a rise in cities bringing services […]

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  • EU officials and stakeholders welcome the European Day of Sustainable Communities

    (25 September 2017) – EU officials and stakeholders from local and regional government, the European Parliament, ecovillages, the Transition movement, community initiatives and researchers welcomed the first European Day of Sustainable Communities at a launch conference in Brussels on 22nd September, co-hosted by ECOLISE and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). Opening the event, […]

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  • People in 15 countries are celebrating the first European Day of Sustainable Communities

    (20 September 2017) – From the Balkans to the Baltic Sea and along the western fringe of Europe, groups of pioneering people are celebrating the first European Day of Sustainable Communities. The diversity of events to mark the day – on the 23rd September 2017 – is impressive and includes the following: There are ecovillage […]

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  • European biogas digester project seeks support

    By Riccardo De Amici  (7 September 2017) – A couple of years ago, international sustainable technology expert Dr. T.H. Culhane gifted to the  Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) Europe a metal mould to build a nano-scale, 10 cubic metre biogas digester. The moulds were gifted to the network with the aim to kick-start a project where […]

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