Climate change and pollution: the toll of tourism
While a strong economic driver, international tourism is also a burden on the fight against climate change. It is time for the sector to acknowledge its environmental responsibility and to transition to a more sustainable model. 10.12.2018 by Teresa López The total number of international travellers increased in 2017 for the eighth consecutive year, reaching […]
COP24: what is happening and why is it important?
19.11.2018 : The most important climate summit since Paris 2015 is due to be held in Katowice, Poland, this December. What issues are at play and how might they be resolved at COP24?
Buying 100% renewable energy is becoming the new normal
6.11.2018 : Renewable energy has long been stigmatised as expensive, unreliable and commercially non-viable. Yet over 150 of the worlds largest companies are moving to 100% renewable. What is motivating the change?
You can fight climate change also from your kitchen
1.11.2018 : Today, 1st of November, is World Vegan Day. It is a unique opportunity to share the benefits that this way of living and eating has. Not only is it a choice for animal welfare; it is also a choice for our health and the conservation of the environment.
The Importance of River Restoration and the EKOenergy Environmental Fund
The autumn spawning season is soon to begin, so our team of volunteers have come to restore some of the spawning grounds damaged by local farming in the region.
While coping with the heatwaves, we should act to reverse them
July 2018 has been the hottest July ever registered in several areas of the northern hemisphere. But we can take action to minimise the damage caused!
The EKOenergy team rows for free-flowing rivers
27.07.2018 – Last weekend, our EVS EKOenergy team went to Leirikari, near Rovaniemi, to participate in Sieriniemen siunaus, a rowing event taking place on Kemijoki river in order to defend free-flowing rivers.
Caring for the environment is caring for your own health
21.06.2018 by Teresa López Every year an increasing amount of individuals start to pay more attention to their consuming habits as well as be more aware of the direct impact these routines can have on the world and their lives. The so-called LOHAS (lifestyle of health and sustainability) consumers search for something extra in their […]
Every day is Earth Day
22.04.2018 : Plastic and its many applications have completely transformed the way we live. We are surrounded by plastic in our everyday life: when we at the supermarket, when travelling, visiting festivals and spending time with friends in cafes. But how did it all begin?
What does blockchain mean for the renewable energy sector?
What everyone should know about blockchain, what it means for the energy sector, and how it could speed up the renewable energy transition.