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Carmen Contreras

50 local projects around Europe selected under the Communities for Climate initiative

The increasing impact of climate change and the recent energy crisis have made the transition to a green economy more urgent than ever. Local involvement in climate action is crucial to combating the apathy and mental h...
Duncan Crowley

Women, farmers and the climate: Join FLIARA’s livestream launch

The FLIARA Project is a 3 year project that ECOLISE is 1 of 15 partners in, it stands for Female-Led Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Areas. It is led by Maura Farrell and University of Galway in Ireland. ECOLISER...
Abdul Otman

Launch of the CURIOSOIL – Community of Practice: A Step Forward for Soil Education in Europe

On June 6, 2024, the Curiosoil Community of Practice (CoP) held its inaugural meeting, marking a significant milestone in advancing soil education across Europe. This initiative is part of CURIOSOIL (Awakening Soil Curi...
Laurence Modrego

How to reach out to candidates to the European elections and your future MEPs

Reaching out to a policy-maker can seem daunting. However, contrary to what one might think, policy-makers are quite open to citizens reaching out to them. They need the input of citizens and civil society to make bette...
Sophia Orachunwong-Pochet

ECOLISE is not the only one who is campaigning – find out more about our partners!

For the upcoming European election, polls predict a shift to the political right, threatening what we care about, including climate and biodiversity protection, as the right has increasingly shown its opposition towards...
Eamon O'Hara

Building momentum for a mass climate mobilisation: reflections on a decade of ECOLISE

Ten years ago, on Europe Day, a small group of pioneers gathered in Brussels to share a vision: more widespread opportunities for engagement in local community-led initiatives were needed to catalyse a socially just tran...
Abdul Otman

CURIOSOIL – Awakening Soil Curiosity to catalyse Soil Literacy

The CurioSoil EU project, Awakening Soil Curiosity to catalyse Soil Literacy is finally starting with an open session at the University of Aveiro in Portugal. Press release CURIOSOIL   All the partners are coming t...
Duncan Crowley

‘Communities for Climate’ launches: An initiative to support local citizens’ actions to respond to climate change

The ‘Communities for Climate‘ (C4C), an initiative of the European Commission, will support 50 community-led projects in eleven countries of the EU, accompanying them in the realisation of new and innovative idea...
Duncan Crowley

ECOLISE calls on members to sign the “Liège Declaration on Adaptation to Climate Change”

On 9 Feb the official communication about the “Liège Declaration on Adaptation to Climate Change” was published (PDF here), after the first non-state actor European Summit on Adaptation, organised by Climate...
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