The increasing demand for energy will certainly lead to a collapse of the climate, but even before that it will probably cause an energy crisis comparable to the current financial crisis. The solution: Investments in sustainable, renewable energy, primarily solar thermal power plants, and geothermal energy.
The Friends-of-Nature network has a democratic and federal structure. Grass-roots work is done by approximately 3,000 local groups that supply their members with information and organise pro¬grammes and activities. In a number of high-membership countries, such as Austria and Germany, there are Friends-of-Nature associations in the individual federal laender, which coordinate activities and projects at the regional level.
Environment groups: European Commission off target
European Commission 2004-2009
The environmental record of the outgoing European Commission is worryingly off target, the ‘Green 10’ coalition of leading environmental organisations said in Brussels. Environmental groups published an assessment of the Barroso Commission, giving it an overall mark of 4.4/10.
Open letter to the Swedish EU-Presidency: No introduction of Gigaliners on European roads
To Ms Asa Torstenson
Environmental organisations all over Europe consider Sweden as one of the most advanced European countries in regard to environmental legislation and awareness of its population for environmental matters.