The energy crisis that we are currently experiencing is spreading its shock waves to all levels of society. It is having a severe impact on the overall cost of housing and therefore on household budgets. In this complicated context, COFACE Belgian member, Fonds du Logement helps families in need as much as possible.
Impossible bills: A workshop to tackle the rising cost of electricity
As inflation jumped to a new all-time high across Europe, Spain is currently experiencing a rise in the gas bill that once more, affects the family economy of households. Our Spanish member, Isadora Duncan is hosting an informational workshop on September 23rd from 10.00 am to 12.00 CET;
OPINION: Calling for the Right to clean, affordable energy
It’s difficult to disentangle the energy poverty crisis from all the other crises the world is experiencing. Over 50 million Europeans aren’t able to adequately light, heat, or cool their homes. A number set to be exacerbated by the multiple, interlocking health, climate, and humanitarian disasters we are facing.
Worried about the increase in energy costs?
For lots of kinship carers, fuel poverty is a real issue and we know that it can be a really hard time when it comes to heating your home whilst keeping an eye on the bills. COFACE member, Kinship, put the following fact sheet together with some ideas and resources to help families face rising energy costs
#FacturasImposibles – A campaign calling for an energy system that puts families before profit
This breakfast byte will focus on a campaign of Isadora Duncan which highlights how rising energy prices are affecting families in Spain and across Europe, and the need to launch public debates on access to energy as a basic citizenship right.
OPINION: How the fight against energy poverty went online
Energy poverty is an issue that is more common than one might think. Many people in Europe struggle with.