In the keynote session for the 33rd Council of the European Green Party, Belgian deputy prime minister De Sutter highlighted the recent successes of the European Green Party and the key challenges they need to address.
With the cancellation of Keystone XL pipeline this month, I ask “does activism work?”
SPOILER ALERT: Yes, yes it does.
A new type of activism has emerged recently. One tries the exact opposite approach- giving money to fossil fuel companies. Now that does seem counterintuitive, but lately, that has shown some results.
During the pandemic, cities across Europe took the opportunity to shift travellers away from public transport and private cars and onto their bikes – by creating temporary cycling lanes. A new study has found that, although often controversial, the schemes were a success. TNF spoke to its authors about why these pop-up bike lanes need to stay.