Youth

European Youth Energy Communication Hackathon

Are you 18 to 34 years old and ready to hack some challenges on energy? The EU Sustainable Energy Week #EUSEW2021 and EYEN invite YOU to develop innovative communication solutions for renewable sources and energy efficiency! Organised by the European Commission, EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the biggest annual event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. This year, the European Youth Energy Network is an official partner of the event! The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2021 is hosting the first European Youth Energy Communication Hackathon, leading up to the second edition of the European Youth Energy… Read More »European Youth Energy Communication Hackathon

IPCC Report: no time to waste, youth willing to be part of the solution more than ever

The IPCC’s Sixth Assessment report is a brutal reminder to everyone – from citizens to politicians, passing by business people – that a shift towards a carbon-negative global economy is urgent and the only solution to limit the damage we have already done to our planet. The report’s statement that, “it is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land.” is eye-opening. As a result of this human influence, widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred. The record heat waves and massive wildfires in some parts of the northern hemisphere (e.g.,… Read More »IPCC Report: no time to waste, youth willing to be part of the solution more than ever