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Join us to mobilise for the Energy Revolution!

Location: 
Schuman roundabout
Date: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 17:00

Let's turn our backs on the polluters and put people at the heart of a clean energy future.

We need a just energy transition. We need to stop dirty energy developments like nuclear, coal and shale gas. And put people’s interests ahead of dirty corporations. 

The threat of runaway climate change makes the energy transition urgent, but EU leaders are not keeping their promises on climate change. The current proposal on the table from the European Commission is weak and insufficient. It recommends such low climate and energy targets that the door would be opened for shale gas, nuclear and other dirty energies.

On March the 20th European Heads of State will meet to discuss these proposals for the first time. We will be there to show that we are frustrated with the lack of urgent action and we want a real energy revolution.
We’ll assemble close to the building where the Heads of State are meeting. Then we’ll turn our backs and create a colourful display of real, just energy solutions, followed by inspiring words from the climate and social justice movement. 

Let’s show governments and polluters that we have solutions to the energy and climate crisis. Clean, community-owned energy works. Across Europe people are already involved in creating energy solutions for themselves. We need a just transition to a clean energy future with safe, sustainable employment for those working in the energy sector.

Join our mobilisation for a better energy future. Join and share the facebook event

Hot drinks and food provided.
Bring your energy and climate justice placards.

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The slogan of this year's climate talks is “black to green” -  appropriate, given the dirty energy companies that are bankrolling the conference. While the sponsors hide behind green branding, their core business models depend on coal, oil and gas, and are therefore absolutely incompatible with the Paris Agreement, let alone a planet still habitable in the future.

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