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Degrowth – is it time for a new kind of economics?

Degrowth – is it time for a new kind of economics?

With the planet reaching its biophysical limits on what it can provide us, a growing number of economists and environmentalists say we need to switch focus from economic growth to human and ecological wellbeing. An article by DW. Learn more about Degrowth at http://degrowth.org/ – SEYN     At the Cyclonomia bike kitchen in Budapest, all […]
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A Fossil Free Island with SØREN HERMANSEN

Soren Hermansen shares the incredible and still inspiring story of Samso, a small and peaceful island in Denmark, whose community came together and made real community change a reality. With modern technology we just need you to become a Soren Hermansen too to lead the energy revolution in your neighborhood and beyond. – SEYN  
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DOCUMENTARY | Another life is possible

An amazing documentary, a research, a story of stories about the construction of a sustainable, solidarity economics and decentralized. Weaving nets that overcome the individualization and the hierarchical division of the work. Thousands of persons every day all over the world. Here and now. Feel free to share – SEYN “Homage to Catalonia II” is […]
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Education
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

Ever wondered how to speak so that people want to listen? It boils down to HAIL which stands for Honesty, Authenticity, Integrity and Love. Here is a great presentation by Julian Treasure which can help you next time you want to be heard and make true change to your audience and the world – SEYN […]
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TOOLS from SEYN | Data is the new world currency.

  We love awesome ideas and projects, especially when they are backed up with great data. However, in the new age of media and information sharing, it is important to visualize data properly. And there are tons of (mostly free) tools out there. Thanks to this article by Creativeblog we are very excited to share it […]
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Before the flood – A must watch and share documentary

    From filmmaker Fisher Stevens and National Geographic, Leonardo DiCaprio travels the world speaking to scientists and world leaders about the dramatic effects of climate change. Please watch and share this great storytelling about the future we want and another we need to avoid.  Source
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Energy
Dutch government: only EVs and hydrogen cars from 2035, phase-out natural gas

Dutch government: only EVs and hydrogen cars from 2035, phase-out natural gas

The Dutch government has presented a long-term energy plan that stipulates that no new cars with combustion engines may be sold from 2035 on. In addition, in the Netherlands – for over 50 years the largest natural gas producer in the EU – all houses will be disconnected from the gas grid by 2050. The […]
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Cities making money by going 100% Renewables

 A global 100% RE Cities and Regions network has been established that brings those local governments together who commit to this vision and want to inspire by example. A great article about a future waiting to shape it. – SEYN Frankfurt is known as one of the global financial centers with a big airport. But […]
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Sun unites us all

 Inspired by the solar panels in Germany, a great lady from Turkey had a PV system installed to her village in Sinop, Turkey. Sun has always united us. #SunUnitesUs – SEYN  
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Events
Tesla powering the future. Solar roofs and Powerwall 2.0

Tesla powering the future. Solar roofs and Powerwall 2.0

The vision presented at Universal Studios in Los Angeles is the grand unification of Musk’s clean-energy ambitions.
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Solar Multipliers – SEYN goes to Greece

SEYN travels to Greece once more to participate with trainers and participants in an exciting training session called Solar Multipliers. It will take place at the offices of Greenpeace Greece in Athens, 14-16 Oct. 2016. #seyn #greenpeace #greece #solarizegreece
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SEYN goes Italy – Millenials build the future, 30. Sep – 1 Oct. Siena

SEYN is super excited to participate in this new fest in Siena, Italy spreading the true message of change and active participation, community energy through social and cooperative approach and putting in the front line young people. If you are in the neighborhood let's meet. Spread the word. #seyn #seynitaly #siylab
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Financing

Meet Robin Hood Coop | The Activist Hedge Fund

What happens when you have a fund run by a Finnish cooperative consisting of anarchist artists and activists? In this great article we see how is done and its impact. “If you’d like to support Brett Scott’s ongoing Creative Commons writing, please consider buying him a virtual beer” – SEYN     TRADERS (photo: Harri Homi) Note: This essay […]
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Take part in the energy revolution!

Crowdfunding platforms and cooperatives both enable individuals to directly invest in sustainable energy, but, until now at least, it has been difficult to get an overview of the possibilities. Citizenergy changes all this. Made possible by European Union funding, Citizenergy is the first platform to encourage cross-border investment in sustainable energy and the first to […]
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Jobs
The co-benefits of community energy

The co-benefits of community energy

Do community projects provide greater returns to locals than utility projects do? Click to read more
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Misc
Non profits and burnouts. Deal with it

Non profits and burnouts. Deal with it

Non profit organisations, although they do contribute (most of the times) significantly towards social impact and change, this always comes with a cost in multiple levels. Additionally in this digital era, being hooked with your laptop, smartphones and all the tech doesn’t allow you for a true break. In this great article from Cat Johnson, the […]
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TOOLS from SEYN | Data is the new world currency.

  We love awesome ideas and projects, especially when they are backed up with great data. However, in the new age of media and information sharing, it is important to visualize data properly. And there are tons of (mostly free) tools out there. Thanks to this article by Creativeblog we are very excited to share it […]
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Coal is dead. Future is green.

China has said it will halt construction work on 30 coal-fired power plants, in what Greenpeace, the environmental group, has described as a “globally unprecedented move”.
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Policy
Dutch government: only EVs and hydrogen cars from 2035, phase-out natural gas

Dutch government: only EVs and hydrogen cars from 2035, phase-out natural gas

The Dutch government has presented a long-term energy plan that stipulates that no new cars with combustion engines may be sold from 2035 on. In addition, in the Netherlands – for over 50 years the largest natural gas producer in the EU – all houses will be disconnected from the gas grid by 2050. The […]
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Cities making money by going 100% Renewables

 A global 100% RE Cities and Regions network has been established that brings those local governments together who commit to this vision and want to inspire by example. A great article about a future waiting to shape it. – SEYN Frankfurt is known as one of the global financial centers with a big airport. But […]
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The truth behind lignite mythology

Greece became infamous the past few years due to the economic crisis which crippled both economy and society, while building a backdoor for exploitation and sell out, following the TINA -There Is No Alternative doctrine. At the same time the Greek Public Power Corporation with the blessings of goverment and European Parliamentarians refuses to follow […]
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SEYN
SEYN General Assembly 2016

SEYN General Assembly 2016

  SEYN has been steadily growing for the past 1,5 year. During this time, we have organised three Energy Academies – in Croacia, Greece and Spain.  We have a new website, an active social media presence with 1200+ supporters from Europe and beyond, a collaboration with the Federation of Ethical Banks Europe, an Erasmus+ Strategic […]
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The future is still to come and we will shape it as a community

The core value of the quest for Martin Luther King’s Beloved Community was agape, love. Dr. King distinguished between three kinds of love:  eros, “a sort of aesthetic or romantic love”; philia, “affection between friends” and agape, which he described as “understanding, redeeming goodwill for all,” an “overflowing love which is purely spontaneous, unmotivated, groundless […]
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Solar Multipliers – SEYN goes to Greece

SEYN travels to Greece once more to participate with trainers and participants in an exciting training session called Solar Multipliers. It will take place at the offices of Greenpeace Greece in Athens, 14-16 Oct. 2016. #seyn #greenpeace #greece #solarizegreece
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