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  • Share of renewables in energy consumption still on the rise

    (14 March 2017) – In 2015, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.7% in the European Union nearly double 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available. Since 2004, the share of renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy grew significantly in all […]

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  • Open loops to economic development models and social innovation

    (10 March 2017) – Katalin Kolosy (AEIDL) attended the seminar, ‘New economy models and social innovation: an opportunity for a better Europe’, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee and the Global Hub for the Common Good on 16 February in Brussels. The event brought together a panel of stakeholders representing emerging models of […]

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  • A toolbox of ideas towards a zero carbon society

    (04 March 2017) – The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) has produced a new report. ‘Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen’ offers a ‘toolbox’ of ideas that can help inspire, inform and enable us to make change happen. The CAT’s latest research report, ‘Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen’, explores the economic, cultural and psychological […]

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  • The Essential Guide to Doing Transition

    (03 March 2017) – Transition Network has published a beginner’s guide to transition. ‘The Essential Guide to Doing Transition’ is already available in English, Spanish and French. Transition Network has 10 years’ experience of supporting groups bringing transition to life in over 50 countries, in towns, cities, villages, institutions. They have a clear idea now […]

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  • Three post-doctoral positions for research on the commons

    (01 March 2017) – The Research Committee of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is looking for three post-doctoral researchers in the framework of the project ‘Heteropolitics: Refiguring the Common and the Political’. The project is coordinated by Prof. Alexandros Kioupkiolis, and funded by the European Commission. The work contract will run until 31 March 2020 with […]

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