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You’re underestimating other's willingness to act on climate

You’re underestimating other's willingness to act on climate | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The world is in a state of pluralistic ignorance, a new international study finds. And dispelling the unfounded pessimism is a key to tackling climate change.
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Dublin Takes Aim at Traffic Congestion With a Car Ban on Certain Trips - Bloomberg

Dublin Takes Aim at Traffic Congestion With a Car Ban on Certain Trips - Bloomberg | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The Irish capital’s playbook for taming traffic in the downtown core follows a wave of similar efforts to restrict private cars in other EU cities.
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The just transition: transforming the financial system to deliver action

The just transition: transforming the financial system to deliver action | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
This report marks the launch of the Just Transition Finance Lab, outlining the urgency of the just transition, obstacles to progress and how the Lab will address these through four priority work areas in 2024.
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Citizens, Democracy, and the Renovation Wave | REVOLVE

Citizens, Democracy, and the Renovation Wave | REVOLVE | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Energy cooperatives across Europe are coming together to democratize the Renovation Wave.

‘Together we are stronger’ is the motto for community-led initiatives to bring ground-up involvement in renovating buildings. Our homes are more than just shelters; they are where we create lifelong memories and find comfort. These dwellings are in many ways essential to our lives and well-being, yet we often overlook their energy efficiency and environmental impact. When we do contemplate improvements, the costs of renovations can be a significant barrier.

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EU kicks off debate on 2040 climate goal on way to net-zero emissions – Euractiv

EU kicks off debate on 2040 climate goal on way to net-zero emissions – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The European Commission presented its recommendations for the EU’s 2040 climate target on Tuesday (6 February), arguing for a 90% cut in emissions compared to 1990, and paving the way for carbon capture technology to abate remaining emissions from industry.
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La communication sur la cible climatique de l’UE pour 2040 pose les premiers jalons d’un « cadre politique post-2030 » | Contexte

La communication sur la cible climatique de l’UE pour 2040 pose les premiers jalons d’un « cadre politique post-2030 » | Contexte | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Contexte a consulté une version récente de la communication attendue le 6 février, dans laquelle la Commission annoncera et justifiera l’objectif de réduire de 90 % les émissions nettes de gaz à effet de serre en 2040. Sans empiéter sur des choix qui appartiendront au prochain exécutif, le texte suggère quelques mesures pour accompagner au mieux cette ambition.
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“Women continue to drive ambitious climate action more than everywhere” – Energy in Demand – Sustainable Energy – Rod Janssen

“Women continue to drive ambitious climate action more than everywhere” – Energy in Demand – Sustainable Energy – Rod Janssen | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Cheryl McNamara, a Canadian human and ecological rights activist and playwright, writes on the National Observer website about the work of women-led grassroots organisations that are critical players in peace and climate mitigation and adaptation efforts.   Women do the sustainability heavy lifting worldwide Two weeks before the 28th UN climate change conference (COP28) kicked…
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To reduce carbon footprints, we need to address inequality

To reduce carbon footprints, we need to address inequality | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Researchers argue that encouraging climate friendly behavior should focus on helping people overcome barriers to action—not just providing information.
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French cabinet reshuffle: Who will embody France’s energy policy in Brussels? – Euractiv

French cabinet reshuffle: Who will embody France’s energy policy in Brussels? – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
President Emmanuel Macron's radical decision to scrap Agnès Pannier-Runacher's Energy Transition Ministry leaves open the question of who will drive France's energy policy in Brussels.
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Action on the ground: Building sustainable food systems from the bottom up – Euractiv

Action on the ground: Building sustainable food systems from the bottom up – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The EU’s promised plans for an overarching sustainable food systems law may not have come to light in Brussels, but that has not stopped actors on the ground across the EU from taking action to make their own vision of a sustainable food future a reality.
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Saurez-vous faire la différence entre sobriété et austérité ?

Saurez-vous faire la différence entre sobriété et austérité ? | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
On sort à peine du « quoi qu’il en coûte », et déjà on entend retentir les sirènes de la crise des finances publiques locales. Avec la crise énergétique et le retour de l’inflation, la question budgétaire se retrouve au centre des préoccupations des collectivités. Le tout dans un contexte où les ressources humaines sont encore en … Continuer la lecture de « Saurez-vous faire la différence entre sobriété et austérité ? »
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EU Parliament calls for European strategy on geothermal energy – Euractiv

EU Parliament calls for European strategy on geothermal energy – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
A resolution adopted by EU lawmakers calls for a European strategy to accelerate the deployment and investment in geothermal energy.
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Amsterdam to become first city in the world to ban this type of advert | Euronews

Amsterdam to become first city in the world to ban this type of advert | Euronews | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The Dutch capital city is on a mission to become more sustainable and sets a good example for the rest of Europe in doing so.
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After Dubai — Towards a “just, orderly, and equitable” fossil fuel phase out

After Dubai — Towards a “just, orderly, and equitable” fossil fuel phase out | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The COP28 text does not simply call for transitioning away from fossil fuels but rather stipulates that this transition must be “just, orderly, and equitable,” a much more challenging prospect.
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EU needs to stimulate demand for organic food, stakeholders say – Euractiv

EU needs to stimulate demand for organic food, stakeholders say – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
In 2022 the area under organic agriculture and the number of producers increased, but the bloc faced a decline in organic food retail sales in 2022, according to the new report of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture.
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Deal on buildings! No time to lose in preparing the rollout

Deal on buildings! No time to lose in preparing the rollout | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it

The political agreement found on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is a positive signal for the efficient buildings industry in Europe. The next European Commission should focus on making this deal a reality and accelerate energy renovations in the EU.

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Nature-Based Solutions Want to Literally Turn Europe Green  | REVOLVE

Nature-Based Solutions Want to Literally Turn Europe Green  | REVOLVE | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Experts advocate for the increase of green spaces in cities to restore biodiversity and bring health benefits to urban communities  In a well-known sa
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Greens pledge to cater to farmers, call for greater climate ambition – Euractiv

Greens pledge to cater to farmers, call for greater climate ambition – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The European Green Party has renewed its pledge to cater for farmers and agreed to try to bring forward the EU's climate neutrality targets at this weekend's congress in Lyon in an attempt to fend off right-wing 'attacks' on the party and the Green Deal.
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Participation des habitant·es & quartiers populaires : enjeux et pratiques à l'aune des nouveaux contrats de ville

Participation des habitant·es & quartiers populaires : enjeux et pratiques à l'aune des nouveaux contrats de ville | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Ouest francilien – décembre 2023 À l’aune du renouvellement des contractualisations locales de la politique de ville, le Pôle ressources a proposé un séminaire, afin de questionner la façon dont la parole des habitant·es peut nourrir et impacter positivement les futurs contrats. Alors que le Ministre de la ville, Olivier Klein, a initié la commission … Continued
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Le projet d’étude d’impact censé justifier la cible climatique de l’Union européenne pour 2040 | Contexte

Le projet d’étude d’impact censé justifier la cible climatique de l’Union européenne pour 2040 | Contexte | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Contexte publie une version provisoire et partielle du long document de modélisation justifiant une diminution de 90 % des émissions de gaz à effet de serre de l’Union en 2040 (par rapport aux niveaux de 1990). Le document table par exemple sur 344 millions de tonnes de CO₂ captées par an en 2040 – dont 32Mt sur les centrales fonctionnant aux fossiles. Il détaille aussi les niveaux de production du nucléaire (129 mégatonnes équivalent pétrole ou Mtoe), des renouvelables (328 Mtoe) ou des sources fossiles (275 Mtoe) dans l’Union à cette même date.
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France backtracks on renewables targets, amends draft ‘energy sovereignty’ bill – Euractiv

France backtracks on renewables targets, amends draft ‘energy sovereignty’ bill – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
France's draft energy sovereignty bill will not include any targets at all, at least for now, the office of French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has confirmed, responding to criticism about the bill's lack of consideration for renewables and over-emphasis on nuclear.
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Is the EU Ready to Pedal Towards a Zero Emissions Future? | REVOLVE

Is the EU Ready to Pedal Towards a Zero Emissions Future? | REVOLVE | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Breaking new ground, the European Commission recognizes cycling's pivotal role in shaping a cleaner, healthier future. The European Commission (EC) br
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Marseille encourages carpooling with financial incentives | TheMayor.EU

Short-distance carpooling now counts with the support of the Aix-Marseille-Provence authorities, who will induce drivers to try it out by giving them the chance to make a bit of money.
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Von der Leyen will start strategic dialogue with food sector on 25 January – Euractiv

Von der Leyen will start strategic dialogue with food sector on 25 January – Euractiv | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Thirty European food chain organisations covering the entire chain have received an official invitation for a strategic dialogue with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on 25 January, industry sources told Euractiv.
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Bristol City Council bans adverts for junk food, alcohol, and gambling

Bristol City Council bans adverts for junk food, alcohol, and gambling | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
New policy welcomed by campaigners who want more action on 'climate-wrecking products'
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