Deconstructing the nuclear industry myth and lobbying [EN/PL] 

July 15, 2022 from 16:45 am to 18:15 am



  • Barbara Nicoloso, Virage Energie  

Barbara is the managing director of Virage Énergie, a French NGO established in 2006 to demonstrate how energy transition, climate change mitigation and adaptation can be implemented at the local level without nuclear power. Barbara studies the impacts of energy transition and climate change on public policies, urban planning, landscapes and narratives. She holds a Master degree in public policy, sustainable development and urban planning from Sciences Po Lille (France). She has published multiple essays and books on energy transition and energy sufficiency.


  • Elodie Belleflamme

Elodie has worked for Ecolo, the Belgian green party, as a climate and energy policy adviser for the past two years. She has focused her work on the decarbonization of the energy system in Belgium and in Europe. Her background in political science allows her to adopt a multi-level and systemic perspective where energy democracy and social justice is key.



    • Benoit Monange (moderator), Foundation of Political Ecology 

Benoit is member of the Board and treasurer of GEF. He is the Director of the French Green Foundation (Fondation de l’Ecologie Politique) since 2016. A graduate of the Institute of Political Studies of Grenoble, he holds a Masters in public policy from the University of Grenoble. He sits on the editorial board of the journal Écologie & Politique for which he co-edited a special issue on extractivism in 2019.



  • Katarzyna Ugryn, Climate Action Network Poland 


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