The Just transition fund will have a significant impact on the fight against vulnerability, inadequate housing, energy poverty and mass unemployment. Find how!
This report highlights some key points of the presentations delivered on the first day and outcomes of the workshop on enforcement of energy rights I organised on behalf of the ESRC Just Energy team.
What you need to keep in mind about the European Green Deal in terms of social issues and addressing energy poverty
I have contributed to the new COST ENGAGER report on the current state of the art in energy poverty measurement, overviewing existing knowledge gaps and new approaches
The Florence School of Regulation interviewed Marine Cornelis, Executive Director of Next Energy Consumer, about her work focusing on putting citizens’ rights at the centre of the Energy Transition, the challenges of energy poverty and making sustainable development inclusive and fair.
On 25 July 2019, French deputies and senators agreed on a text aimed at gradually eliminating the “passoires thermiques” (literally, the “thermal sieves”), i.e. the housing that is very poorly insulated (classified as “F” or “G”). Housing conditions are one of the primary cause of energy poverty, and the main focus of NGOs and activists in France.
A right to energy or energy rights? I organised a workshop on access to rights and Energy Poverty for the ESRC Just Energy project during the Right To Energy forum & EUSEW19
Grazie ClimaEuropa, il manifesto per l’Europa con al centro l’azione per il clima e un Green New Deal europeo.
Italian energy consumers deserve better than an overlooked energy poverty policy and suffer from significant gaps in governance. The highly fragmented responses fail to prevent the increase of energy poverty and climate change issues. The current mitigation system is not enough to address the phenomena, and as suggested by the European Clean Energy for All package, efforts should be put in structured energy efficiency and long term consumer empowerment. The first victims of the fragmented responses are the households affected by energy poverty.
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