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  • 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 […]

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  • President of Ireland praises ecovillages

    (3 May 2017) – The Irish President Michael D Higgins has applauded the international ecovillage movement in a speech at Ireland’s first and largest ecovillage in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary. The mission of the Global Ecovillage Network was ‘inspiring’, he said, and quoted: ‘A world of empowered people and communities designing pathways to a sustainable future […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • How does your worldview affect your sustainability solutions?

    (25 April 2017) – Find out how your worldview and value systems affect your perceived needs and how you propose and design solutions by joining the 8-week Worldview dimension of Gaia education’s ‘Design for Sustainability’ E-Learning programme, starting 8th May. Learn to identify a series of valid perspectives, worldviews and value systems, and put them […]

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  • 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 […]

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