Day: May 5, 2020

Parliamentary Breakfast at COP25

Transforming the system of energy production, leaving behind the age of fossil fuels and entering an era of producing energy with clean, renewable sources is not only economically feasible but socially and environmentally indispensable. Furthermore, in the face of anthropogenic climate change it is morally imperative particularly for the industrialised

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Farmers: Champions of the New Energy Economy

Farmers and rural communities have the potential for big gains in the accelerating energy transformation. The massive entry of renewable energy is pushing out fossil fuels, revamping our energy infrastructures from big and centralized to distributed and more resilient, transforming business models, and providing opportunities for entirely new groups of

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Leaving no one behind in COVID-19 Recovery programmes

As legislators play a crucial role in policy making by adopting national budgets and laws, holding their governments to account and scrutinizing their decisions, their leadership in times of the COVID-19 pandemic is more needed than ever. Their oversight function is of major relevance when governments are considering trade-offs between economic

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