The expansion of the line has enabled a dialogue between the key players in the east of Paris and catalysed a process of rethinking local development in a deprived area of the French capital.
A very engaging workshop thanks to all the participants!
On Friday 15th March we invited some of the participants from our study to our world cafe event at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.
The World Cafe concept (sometimes referred to as a ‘knowledge cafe’) is a method for information sharing in groups of all sizes, backgrounds, and generations. Our key aims were to allow our participants to share, listen, focus and connect with the ultimate objective of working towards collective action in addressing the complex problems which our research has identified so far.
Our cafe ‘tables’ were organised around the themes of our research: access to justice, vulnerability and energy policy and hosted by our team: Naomi, Chris, Rachel & Marine. We invited our participants to share their views on each of our topics within the structure of some larger pre-defined questions. We ensured that each conversation built upon the previous discussing which had taken place.
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This article was originally written for the ESRC JustEnergy website. Naomi and I participated in the conference “Consumer ADR: Delivering fairness and justice for consumers, business and markets” organised by the Center of Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford on 18 and 19 March 2019. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) allows the settlement of a [...]
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.
Back me up! My abstract on “Social inclusion, poverty and the democratisation of the energy system” has been selected, now I need help to get through it!
Egemone Consulting asked me to be the "expert of the month" of January 2019.
Feedbacks on the COST Engager conference “#Energypoverty, clean energy, and the European energy divide” in Bucharest
In April 2018, the European Commission proposed the so-called “New Deal for Consumers” in order to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement. The measures of the New Deal should have an impact on the level of protection and redress for all consumers throughout Europe.
New measures agreed at the end of 2018 put the consumer at the center of clean energy transition and give more protection to the poorest and more vulnerable energy consumers.
In December 2018, the Mexican Energy Ombudsman asked me to write a special edition of its monthly magazine, focusing on energy consumer protection in Europe: Protección al consumidor en el sector energético, Antecedentes y mejores prácticas de Europa. Through this article (in Spanish), I aim to raise awareness of the importance of having an energy market adapted [...]