Ecology

CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY 

THE 10 FINALISTS

We honour political work that takes a responsible approach to reconciling our need for energy, mobility, housing and food with the needs of our environment – as our well-being depends on it.

The FreiburgCup

A system in Freiburg aims to eliminate single-use coffee cups through the introduction of a reusable cup, accepted town-wide.

UK Climate Emergency Network

Councils across the UK declare climate emergencies and work together in response to the climate crisis with carbon literacy training, green transport, solar power farms, and tree planting.

Green Budget

A citizen budget in Lublin is dedicated to the allocation of new green spaces throughout the city, developed and chosen by citizens.

Energy Income

The project supports socially vulnerable citizens achieving energy independence, whilst creating a beneficial circle where non-consumed energy is used to finance new photovoltaic systems for further households.

Actors of a Sustainable Paris

This network is aiming to create a sustainable Paris with activities to reduce the ecological footprint, supported by a website and a physical meeting point.

First Cigarette-Butt Free Greek Beach

This endeavour unites residents and tourists in an effort to reduce the most common waste on Serifos’s beaches, cigarette butts, creating a new culture of beach behaviour.