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Webinar about sustainable public procurement, energy-efficient buildings and handling of food waste

As part of the LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE project, Umanotera prepared a document entitled The Political and Legislative Background of Climate Change Mitigation, which presents key institutions and political processes in the field of climate change, the European Union's climate and energy policy, and Slovenia's climate and energy policy.

"The time to set goals and discuss strategies has passed. Now is the time to act," says Dr Jonas Sonnenschein from Umanotera, which decided that this year’s national conference topic will be community solar power stations, precisely because of the important role they can play in the necessary speedy decarbonisation of the electricity power supply in Slovenia. More than 140 participants, including representatives of municipalities, regional development and energy agencies and state administrations, as well as representatives of civil initiatives, non-governmental organisations, research institutions and companies, attended the conference to learn about the new legal framework and inspiring successful practices from Slovenia and abroad.

On Saturday, 15 October, the Grando salt warehouse in Portorož hosted the second Climate Café as part of the events marking Piran’s municipal holiday.

Insights on the logistical aspects of hackathons through networking.

The Slovenian National Youth Orchestra (SMO) will perform at the Ljubljana Festival 2020 together with special guests under the motto – We Have Only 1 Planet!

On Saturday, 29 August 2020, a concert of the Slovenian National Youth Orchestra (SMO) under the slogan We Only Have 1 Planet will take place as part of the Ljubljana Festival. Come to Kongresni trg in Ljubljana, where you will be able to listen to the most beautiful classical and pop arrangements from 8:30 pm onwards!

On Friday, 14 May 2021, the Slovenian Forestry Institute (GIS), in cooperation with the partners in the LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE project, organised an online consultation session entitled Partnership for Sustainable Land Use and Forestry. The purpose of the event was to shed light on the "land use, land-use change, and forestry – LULUCF" (sector) and possibilities to mitigate climate change and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the sector and disseminate information and awareness among the general and expert public on the role of LULUCF in achieving the EU’s climate goals (2030–2050). The formation of the "Partnership for Sustainable Land Use and Forestry" (more than 70 participants joined the partnership at the meeting!) will strive to improve cooperation between key institutions and encourage the general public to become actively involved in climate change mitigation activities in this area. The partnership will bring together the agricultural, forestry, wood processing and environmental sectors to develop new strategies for climate change mitigation.

Umanotera, in cooperation with Ljubljana Tourism, staged an exhibition on the Krakovo Embankment entitled On the Hot Side of the Alps – Life in the Time of Climate Change. The exhibition portrays the consequences of climate change that will be felt in Slovenia if greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced quickly and decisively. The new, expanded edition of the exhibition, which has been touring Slovenia for a year, also shows the clearly visible climate changes that have already taken place in Slovenia.

On Wednesday, 8 June 2022, the international conference entitled "With successful practices to climate neutrality", which was part of the LIFE IP CARE4CLIMATE project, took place at the Austria Trend Hotel in Ljubljana.

The Climate Café recently stopped in Novo mesto, where the topic of energy saving in households was discussed in the atrium of the Miran Jarc Library.

Focus, Society for Sustainable Development, Umanotera, the Institute of Ecology of FDV – the Faculty of Social Sciences, and the Eco-collective announce the International Summer School of Political Ecology 2020 – New Concepts for Fair Transitions: Towards living well within planetary boundaries!