Our news covers all the latest ECF announcements, including those from our CEO and Supervisory Board, in addition to key updates on ECF initiatives and significant European and global developments towards climate neutrality. 


17.04.2023 - News

ReNew2030: an Audacious project accelerating renewable energy for a climate-secure future 

The European Climate Foundation is excited to introduce ReNew2030, a coalition of experts, civil society and philanthropic organisations that will receive funding through The Audacious Project to accelerate the global transition to wind and solar power over the next five…

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14.07.2022 - News

Kate Hampton appointed new Chair of the ECF Board

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) welcomes Ms. Kate Hampton, CEO of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, as the new Chair of the Supervisory Board. She is replacing Mr. Stephen Brenninkmeijer, who stepped down from his position as Chair and Supervisory Board member…

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01.05.2022 - News

Russian war on Ukraine: Getting the European energy response right

In face of the huge political, economic, social, and humanitarian shock of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the European Climate Foundation takes its responsibility as an organisation fighting for the planet, people and future to respond with determination and humanity.…

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21.01.2022 - Events

Blending the Truth: What role for hydrogen in Europe’s gas grid?

On January 27, the European Climate Foundation launched ‘Limitations of Blending in the European Gas Grid’, a new study by the Fraunhofer IEE institute on the topic of hydrogen blending in the gas grid. This new study assesses the technical and…

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26.11.2021 - News

The new Oxford Climate Journalism Network enhances climate reporting

How can we make sure newsrooms are well-equipped to cover the climate crisis, fight misinformation and guarantee that climate reporting is not an isolated topic? These questions are what the new Oxford Climate Journalism Network will focus on. Launched in…

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15.09.2021 - News

Climate Finance Fund: mobilizing capital for climate solutions

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Climate Finance Fund (CFF), a new independent philanthropic platform to help mobilize capital to drive solutions to the climate crisis. The platform aims to drive change by supporting…

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10.09.2021 - Events

Clean heating: How can Europe transition to fossil free buildings?

High-level webinar on Monday October 25, 14:00 – 15:00 CET Decarbonising the heating sector is of key importance in reaching the EU’s climate goals. Yet, a new study by the Oeko-Institut shows that the transition away from fossil fuel boilers…

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18.06.2021 - News

The ECF launches KNOCA, a unique network dedicated to democratic climate action

As citizens’ assemblies on the climate crisis gain traction in Europe, governments are increasingly recognising the insights they can bring in shaping the measures needed to tackle climate action. In face of the growing importance of citizens’ involvement and the…

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01.06.2021 - Events

A Clean Covid-19 Recovery: The Global Opportunity for G20 Leadership

Online Report Launch: July 7, 2021, at 13h30CET The world understands that a green recovery can deliver large-scale job creation in the near term and contribute significantly to much-needed decarbonisation efforts. In this context, the consultancy EY-Parthenon, with the support…

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11.05.2021 - News

Mercator Foundation and the ECF leave the shareholder board of Agora

Stiftung Mercator and the European Climate Foundation (ECF) have transferred their shares in Agora Energiewende to the think tank’s active management team. At the same time, the two other operational divisions of SEFEP gGmbH, Agora Verkehrswende and the non-profit media…

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04.03.2021 - News

The ECF and its partners launch the Renewable Heating and Cooling Alliance

Together with other partner organisations, the European Climate Foundation has launched the Renewable Heating and Cooling Alliance. The Alliance is focused on the decarbonisation of the buildings sector, which is, today, one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions in…

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05.10.2020 - News

Laurence Tubiana awarded the 2020 Academy Prize

Every year the Royal Academy of Belgium marks the start of the academic year with a ceremony during which the Academy Prize is awarded. In this year’s edition, Professor Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation, has been selected…

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13.11.2019 - News

Forum New Economy: shaping a new economic paradigm

Forum New Economy, the Berlin Platform for a new Paradigm has now taken off. Backed by leading German and international experts and institutions, it aims to practically contribute to a more economically, financially, socially and environmentally sustainable prosperity.

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