Climate change & New Bauhaus

Climate change has come to the top of the EU agenda thanks to the Green Deal. culture Solutions is dedicated to clarifying the intimate but still underexplored relation between cultural relations and climate action.

October 2023

Composing green podcast miniseries

The miniseries sheds light on the various facets of the climate-culture nexus. Listening to people from diverse fields that all work on cultural solutions to make behavioural change happen, the podcast contributes to awareness raising about climate action and best practice. This first episode presents agroforestry as a set of cultural traditions, practices and know-how that mix trees and agriculture.

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23 March 2023

Weapons and renewable energy for peace and climate: A European Culture Facility

Over a one year into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, this blog post argues that the EU and its Member States urgently need to adjust their external cultural action to recent geopolitical paradigm shifts, as well as climate and cultural challenges by creating a European Culture Facility.

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26 December 2021

Learning from COP26: A place for Culture in Climate Action

A month after the closing of COP26, this blog article revisits the discussions, explores the outcomes, and highlights the multiple contributions of culture to climate action.

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8 May 2021

New European Bauhaus: interculturally global

The New European Bauhaus is an environmental, economic and cultural project, aiming to combine design, sustainability, accessibility, affordability and investment. Find out the tips EU decision-makers may use to reflect through the project’s design phase in this article.

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26 April 2020

Culture & climate change: the future of EU international cultural relations

The climate crisis and its environmental facets are questioning the roots of human culture and creativity. They also require paradigmatic shifts in government policies and thereby EU policies. Composing Trust brief #6 identifies policy priorities for an “EU global culture and climate change initiative”.

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