Good practices aiming to end energy poverty - Download the booklet here12.23.2016.
We are proud to publish our latest booklet on energy poverty. This publication presents a selection of case studies presenting various good practices aiming to end energy poverty in Europe. We hope that our readers will find the collected information useful and relevant, but also that the projects inspire you to launch or expand your own energy poverty project in your community.Click here for the details
European Pillar of Social Rights12.08.2016.
The European Pillar of social rights is one of the best opportunities to address the problem of increasing inequality by strengthening the European welfare systems and labor market regulation. The Commission will conclude its consultation at the beginning of 2017 and the European Parliament is providing its preliminary opinion on the subject and the supported measures. We hope that the Commission will be bold enough to initiate the needed reforms to protect workers and people in vulnerable situation.
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Energy Poverty Handbook - download it here11.20.2016.
You can download the on-line version of the Energy Poverty Handbook in English from HERE. For limited number of hard copies contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to inspire policy makers, activists, students, academics, citizens to fight energy poverty in Europe.
*note: correction on page 144 (Poland), on 20.11.2016.Click here for the details
Invitation to book launch: Energy Poverty Handbook11.29.2016.
Please feel invited to celebrate the publication of the Energy Poverty Handbook fighting to eliminate energy poverty from Europe once and for all. The authors and the editors will introduce the handbook and hard copies will be available in the event.
European Parliament ASP building, room 7F387
13:00-14:00 29th November, 2016
Registration is required if you have no badge to the EP building.Click here for the details
Energy poverty photo exhibition04.10.2016.
A photoexhibition was presented in the European Parliament in Brussels at the beginning of April for a week. 22 pictures illustrated what energy poverty looks like in Eastern Member States, and explained that European solution is needed to tackle material deprivation in the EU.Click here for the details
Energy Poverty in the European Union04.07.2016.
Energy poverty is a growing concern all over Europe as our society is becoming more dependent on energy consumption and inequality is growing. More than 50 million people are suffering from inadequate housing conditions, arrears on utility bills, and as a consequence health problems caused by damp dwellings and the inability to heat the house. It is getting harder and harder for people to escape from energy poverty and it has various forms all across Europe.Click here for the details
Eliminating energy poverty04.07.2016.
It is getting harder and harder for people to escape from energy poverty because it requires a large upfront investment and because our society is becoming extremely dependent on energy consumption. Proper heating, lighting, cooking, warm water is needed for most basic activities.Click here for the details
Unemployment across the EU01.04.2016.
The aim of the present study is to provide an insight into how unemployment benefit
policies work in the Member States of the European Union. The study achieves this by
presenting a meta-analysis of different sources.Click here for the details
Consequences of TTIP: arguments and counterarguments03.10.2015.
This study gives a brief overview of the projected effects of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States, and the debate which has evolved around it.Click here for the details