Conference - Go Green, Be Social

“Go green, Be social” is the name of the conference organized by Social Platform in the frame of the Spring Alliance and with the support of the King Baudouin Foundation. The conference took place on December 05, 2013 at the European Parliament. Under the strand tax justice and climate change, it focused especially on the social impacts of environmental taxation within an energy policies framework at the European level.Useful documents:

  • Background paper prepared for the Spring Alliance conference “Go green, be social”, Environmental taxes and equity concerns: A European perspective;
  • The conference report had been produced by the Social Platform Secretariat with the aim of summarizing the content of the project along with the main messages from the event;
  • Professor Stefan Bouzarovski, Director of the Centre for Urban Energy and Resilience, University of Manchester: "Social justice and climate change: Addressing energy poverty at the European scale".