A just energy transition

Access to energy as a right, not a privilege
Speakers

21/11/2022
16:30 - 18:00
Brussels, Belgium
TownHall Europe
A just energy transition
59990
a-just-energy-transition-access-to-energy-as-a-right-not-a-privilege
0

In order to give you access to our events, FEPS processes your personal data together with any other organiser of this event mentioned in the description of the event and in accordance with 'FEPS’ data protection policy.

Energy prices are soaring. The risk of poverty is increasing. Millions of Europeans already live in energy poverty, struggling to pay bills and live a decent life. While the Russian Federation’s horrific invasion of Ukraine has shifted the geopolitics of decarbonization, the EU’s ambitions to tackle the structural causes of energy poverty and accelerate the transition to renewable energy are under threat. 

SOLIDAR, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Social Platform and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) are hosting a roundtable to ask: What can the EU do to rapidly respond to the needs of the energy crisis without sacrificing the just energy transition?

The roundtable was held in person at the conference centre TownHall Europe, Brussels.

This timely debate brought together civil society and institutions to tackle this question, share insights and explore how both social justice and climate action can be guiding principles in shaping EU solutions. The roundtable also touched upon current EU strategies, including the Social Climate Fund and REPowerEU.

For any queries, please contact Andrea Casamenti at andrea.casamenti@solidar.org.

Network
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Solidar
Find all related publications
Publications
15/05/2024

Ecosocial food policies – proposal for a new social-democratic approach

FEPS YAN series
13/05/2024

How can RepowerEU consolidate recovery?

Recovery Watch series
15/04/2024

Expected labour market effects of the Green Deal Industrial Plan

The potential of labour policy for Just Transition regions
Find all related events
Events
Past
15/05/2024
FEPS HQ, Brussels

A new narrative for a just transition?

Policy study launch
29 - 30/04/2024
Madrid, Spain

Triple transition: How to govern and deliver social progress?

Launch of the 15th Next Left Focus Group
01/05/2024
Budapest, Hungary

Taxing the richest in the EU

For a just, social and green transition in Hungary
Find all related news
News
24/01/2024

Spanish Minister Teresa Ribera awarded FEPS ‘Progressive Person of the Year’

11/07/2023

A new social contract for the well-being of people and the planet

Call to action on Just Transition
07/02/2023

New study on how and why social issues have increased in prominence during the EP negotiations

Progress towards inclusive economic transition but need for further improvements in terminology and framing of vulnerable groups
13/01/2023

New manifesto giving international impetus to Lula da Silva’s environmental policy

FEPS President, among the 50 scientists and former politicians from Brazil and Portugal who signed the manifesto
Find all related in the media
In the media

Ласло Андор: Европа трябва да създаде нов модел за икономически растеж

by dir.bg 14/03/2024
'Europe must create a new model for economic growth'. Interview by Laszlo Andor, FEPS Secretary General

Цената на прехода – зелен, дигитален и демографски

by BNT 13/03/2024
'The cost of transition - green, digital and demographic' BNT Interview with László Andor about the three major transformations the world is facing.

Teresa Ribera, premiada por su labor en política internacional

by El Plural 26/01/2024
Teresa Ribera has been recognized by FEPS with the 'Progressive Person of the Year' award during the launch of the 'Progressive Yearbook.' Article by El Plural

Teresa Ribera, premio ‘Progressive person of the year’ por su labor en política internacional

by Europa Press 26/01/2024
Teresa Ribera has been recognized by FEPS with the 'Progressive Person of the Year' award during the launch of the 'Progressive Yearbook.' Article by Europa Press