EASME , one the Commission’s Executive Agencies has started offering its staff a financial contribution for cycling to work. Congratulations to the agency and its enlightened director!
Meanwhile, the Commission has been bogged down with the preparation of its new mobility plan for the past 2 years (at the current pace, by the time the plan comes out, it will be obsolete…). Continue reading Cycling allowance
Everyone counts to make our voice loud and clear to encourage our leaders to take bold steps in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss, as they are finalising the Climate Law, negotiating the next MFF and so much more!
You may know it already, Greta Thumberg, accompanied by Anuna De Wever and Adélaïde Charlier, of Youth for Climate, will lead the march! Continue reading Let’s join the European march for Future on Friday 6 March!
Rhetoric to Reality: the role of the EU in delivering on the Paris commitments
EUStaff4Climate is organising an interesting lunchtime conference on Thursday 20th of February 2020, at 12.00 in
Room Alcide de Gasperi, CHARL. From Rhetoric to Reality: the role of the EU in delivering on the Paris commitments, by Prof Kevin Anderson, Professor of Energy and Climate Change, Manchester University.
Latest NEWS: change of venue!!!
PLB room 1.4 (Philippe Le Bon)
You can register via EUlearn
Many colleagues have expressed concern to Generation 2004 about the problem of the large amount and use of non-recyclable plastic waste produced by the Commission, in particular from its events’ catering activities and related services (including canteens, cafetarias and catering services).
The problem with such waste, as you are certainly aware is that at best it get’s burned or goes to landfill (i.e. gets buried in a hole in the ground where it stays for hundreds of years), but at worst it joins the millions of tones of plastic waste swirling around our oceans and destroying marine life.
Continue reading Plastic waste in the European Commission
In only 4 months, over 10.000 colleagues in the EU institutions – including many of Generation 2004 members – have signed the EUstaff4climate petition calling on EU leaders to step up action on the planetary emergency. From 20 to 27 September millions of people around the world will take a stand on climate change with strikes and protests. As individuals and EU public servants, we have a double responsibility to act. Generation 2004 actively supports this initiative and our elected staff representatives, Piotr Rapacz, will intervene during Sunday’s event. Continue reading Generation 2004 actively supports the global Climate Action Week and invites all colleagues to join it
Bruxsel’air, a Brussels pro clean air group, is organizing a drink on the space currently blocked for works on Rue de la Loi on the 22nd of August. Ministers of the newly elected Brussels region government were invited and everyone’s presence is important to show that we need a proper clean air policy for our city.
Be there and help support this important cause. It’s your health, it’s your future!