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Initiatives by topic
Cascais participatory budget, 2011 - 2017
Education for sustainability
Centro de Educação Ambiental, Torres Vedras
ClairCity, Eu project about air pollution and CO2 emissions in cities, putting the power in the hands of residents to determine the best local solutions.
News and comment
Climate Change Related Drought Bakes the Iberian Peninsula, Nov 10 
Arid land to a fertile Eden: permaculture lessons from Portugal, Mar 7 
Tem um projecto para Portugal? Há três milhões no primeiro Orçamento Participativo nacional, Jul 18 
Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for four days, May 16 
Lisbon ShareFest Brings Together the Portuguese Sharing Community, May 8 
Pioneering Portugal has radically reduced its dependence on fossil fuels. This year nearly half of its electricity will come from renewable sources, August 20 
Tamera is a peace research village with the goal of becoming "a self-sufficient, sustainable and duplicable communitarian model for nonviolent cooperation and cohabitation between humans, animals, nature, and Creation for a future of peace for all." It is also often called a "healing biotope". Literally translated, "biotope" simply means a place where life lives. In Tamera, however, "healing biotope" is also described as a "greenhouse of trust", "an acupuncture point of peace", and "a self-sufficient future community". It is located on 335 acres (1.36 km2) in the Alentejo region of southwestern Portugal. W