Optimism in Green

What Positive Developments Have Been Achieved in Serbia When It Comes Our Struggle for a More Sustainable Planet?

Serbia is taking modest but commendable strides towards a green future, with notable progress achieved on sustainable initiatives and environmentally conscious practices

In this month’s CorD Focus feature, we delve into the perspectives of various experts across Serbia’s dynamic landscape, ranging from leaders in the green economy and sustainable energy to representatives of civil society organisations (CSOs). By garnering a diverse array of opinions, this article aims to provide a short overview of the initiatives that are shaping Serbia’s journey towards a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future. While we often express pessimism regarding Serbia’s prospects of transitioning successfully to a greener future, it appears that things are slowly but surely progressing in a positive direction.

Aleksandar Kovačević, Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford institute for Energy Studies (OIES)

Turning to Sustainable Energy

Serbia’s energy sector is poised for significant development and growth, as it stands in need of substantial investments. This presents a compelling and prominent...

Aleksandar Macura, RES Foundation, Co-founder and Programme Director for Energy

Year in Which We took to Our Roofs

Almost 1,900 households and 600 companies will receive electricity from their roofs during every hour of sunshine throughout the lifespan of their solar panels,...

Darija Šajin, Ecological Activist and Volunteer at Aarhus Centre Novi Sad

The Important Role of Ngos

The list of positive moves made between 2021 and today isn’t a short one, but success requires cooperation among all stakeholders Earth’s climate is changing,...

Igor Vejnović, Southeast Europe Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Building a Clean, Green & Equitable Future

In the face of global conflicts, economic challenges and Serbia’s own political complexities, focusing on nature and sustainability might seem secondary. And yet it...