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Renewables: the smart way out of crisis for Southern Europe

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Even though autumn is in full, colourful swing and we’re slowly getting ready for winter in Europe, Greenpeace is turning up the heat and not letting go of summer just yet. I still have a picture in my mind  of hundreds of volunteers, tourists and local residents heading to the most popular beaches of …

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RE-Energizing cities: Global 100% RE & ICLEI join forces

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The Global 100% RE initiative and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) have signed an agreement to jointly facilitate and foster the progress towards 100% Renewable Energy among local governments around the globe. The aim is to start exploring more ambitious renewable energy (RE) targets, moving towards 100% RE where possible . The partnership is aimed …

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Catalyzing Action

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United Nations Climate Summit – New York – 23 of September 2014  Joint statement of Non-State actors’ representatives Global 100% Renewable Energy supports the the first joint statement on climate negotiations that is endorsed by such a diversity of non-State actors. It is signed by organisations from different Major Groups, incl. Youth, Trade Unions, Farmers, NGOs, …

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Renewable Energy in Ukraine

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Report from Kiev Hans Josef Fell, Ambassador for Global 100% RE September 1st, 2014 In Ukraine, the dominant topic is the Russian military invasion in the East. Even though the fear is growing, Kiev is peaceful and there was only a small demonstration taking place on Maidan Square on the evening of the Russian …

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