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30 October 2020

Inspirational stories and useful tips show what can be done

Community energy is key to action on the climate crisis, boosting local economies, and reinvigorating communities. It has been at the forefront of spurring the transformation to 100% renewable energy. And it’s a growing movement across Europe.

But how can communities and municipalities actually begin to generate and sell their own renewable energy?

A new, beautiful step-by-step handbook takes lessons from 27 inspirational success stories around Europe to walk you through it.

28 October 2020

A leaked European Commission proposal reveals that the EU is not serious about ending the protection of fossil fuels under the controversial Energy Charter Treaty.

23 October 2020

The European Parliament has today voted on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), in what Friends of the Earth Europe called a 'historically bad week for the future of farming'.

A majority of MEPs voted against substantial improvements to the current harmful system, burying any hope of real reform of the 400 billion Euro funds to make them fairer to farmers or better for nature. [1]

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