Listening to our podcast is nice, but not enough for you? You are in luck!
In addition to the podcast series, we are organizing a series of eight online events, targeting young Europeans aged 18-35. Enter the dialogue with us and our invited experts. We are keen to hear your questions, suggestions and ideas and discuss them together.
The EU's carbon-neutral future: Achieving net zero by 2050
06 March 2023
The overarching goal of the European Green Deal is for Europe to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent.
On 6 March 2023, participants joined webinar hosts Ewa Iwaszuk and Aaron Best from Ecologic Institute and their expert guests Claire Dupont, Professor, Department of Public Governance and Management, Ghent University and Matthias Duwe, Head, Climate at Ecologic Institute.
Together, they discussed the central role that climate policy plays in the European Green Deal and explored how policy can spur innovation and reduce net emissions to zero in the European Union.
Farm to Fork: feeding a continent without wrecking a planet
01 February 2023
Europe faces serious problems related to food production and consumption. The challenges of food security, food waste, access to healthy diets and the environmental footprint of food production are closely interrelated. To address them, the European Union has put forward “Farm to fork”, a strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system.
On 1 February, participants entered the dialogue with the webinar hosts Ewa Iwaszuk and Aaron Best from Ecologic Institute and their expert guests Lukas Visek, a member of cabinet of Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal, and responsible for the „Farm to fork“ strategy, and Faustine Bas-Defossez, Director for Nature, Health and Environment at the European Environmental Bureau.
Webinar 1: Green Deal - Big Deal for youth?
21 November 2022
Ursula von der Leyen (President of the European Commission) described the European Green Deal as "Europe's man-on-the-moon moment". With this plan, the European Union aims to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, protect and enhance nature, and sustainably transform the European economy and society. But what exactly is the European Green Deal and what role does it play for young people and future generations?
On 21 November 2022, Ecologic Institute kick-started a new webinar series for young people in Europe. Participants entered the dialogue with the webinar hosts Ewa Iwaszuk and Aaron Best from Ecologic Institute and their expert guests Adam Wallin from We Don’t Have Time and Stefan De Keersmaecker, Coordinating Spokesperson for the European Green Deal from the European Commission to discuss what the European Green Deal means for young people in Europe.