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  • ECOLISE is recruiting a Network & Outreach Assistant

    ECOLISE is now at an exciting stage in its development and is currently establishing the new post of Network and Outreach Assistant. The new post-holder will assist and support the Network and Outreach Coordinator with network development and outreach work. Are you inspired to play a leading role in a fast-developing organisation focused on supporting […]

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  • Do collective energy initiatives support ‘strong sustainability’?

    Researchers involved in a project on collective action on sustainable energy (COMETS), including ECOLISE’s Research Coordinator, Tom Henfrey, have released their first academic publication, a book chapter entitled Collective Action Initiatives in the Energy Transition. Supporters of a strong sustainability paradigm? It is available for download from ResearchGate. The chapter emphasises the need for ‘strong […]

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  • A Potato Revolt begins in Sweden in response to covid-19

    On 11th April 2020 a handful of local citizens in the north Swedish town of Söderhamn marched to the city hall demanding action on food production in light of the Covid-19 crisis. Their actions have sparked similar protests around Sweden, reminiscent of the Potato Revolt of 103 years ago. At the end of World War […]

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  • New report: the untapped climate action potential of EU regional development funds

    A new report highlights how little EU countries are using existing EU regional development funds to transition to climate neutrality. Published by Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, of which ECOLISE is a member, the report shows how Member States must make climate action a much bigger priority of future EU funds spending. Funding climate and […]

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  • Call for Smart Rural 21 project extended to 11th May

    The Smart Rural project is a two and a half-year project supported by the European Commission (DG AGRI). Its overall aim is to promote and inspire villages to develop and implement smart village approaches and strategies across Europe, and to draw conclusions and support future policy interventions on smart villages. Seventeen villages will receive guidance […]

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