MEP in dialogue with Danish Grandparents

MEP in dialogue with Danish Grandparents

By Eva Riemer Every Thursday morning at 8:30, “The Climate Reminder” greets Danish parliament members on their way to political committee meetings. This Thursday, the group was joined by a member of the European parliament.  On Thursday 22 February, MEP Niels...
Grandparents for future Austria encourage the Members of Parliament

Grandparents for future Austria encourage the Members of Parliament

By Godela Von Kirchbach The Austrian Grandparents for Future gave symbolic encouragement to the 183 Members of Parliament to handle the hot stuff of climate protection by presenting each of them with a self-crocheted pot holder. Before handing them over to the MPs...
Grandparents for Climate pioneer Koen Platevoet passed away

Grandparents for Climate pioneer Koen Platevoet passed away

By Jan Stel, Co-chair of European Grandparents for Climate Koen taught me how to demonstrate in Brussels. Koen was always in good spirits leading the way with his loudspeaker.’ What do we want?’ he would ask us. ‘Climate justice’ we answered in chorus and at the top...
New report exposes Danish pension funds.

New report exposes Danish pension funds.

Eva Riemer (DK) Only few Danish pension funds align their climate voting to Paris-targets, yet overall the Danish pensions are well ahead of most international shareholders. Danish pension funds are generally more supportive of climate votes than the average global...
1 January 2024: Nyanchama Okemwa reads her special New Year letter

1 January 2024: Nyanchama Okemwa reads her special New Year letter

Marc Cabus from the Flemish Grandparents for Climate wrote: In Belgium, it is tradition for children (aged 3 to about 12) to festively read a letter addressed to their parents and grandparents on 1 January. Often this letter has been carefully drafted at school and is...