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  • The Paris Agreement for Climate Change: New Opportunities for New Global Leaders

    The Paris Agreement for Climate Change: New Opportunities for New Global Leaders
    29.06.2017 | Plamena Petrakieva | Views: 1442

    The most impressing fact about the Paris Agreement is that it was concluded after long time of negotiations. The problem with the climate change have been there for a very long time. A hundred and ninety-five countries from around the globe agreed that urgent actions need to be done mutualy and...

  • How climate change challenges the ski tourism industry

    How climate change challenges the ski tourism industry
    29.06.2017 | Plamena Petrakieva | Views: 1343

    The world has changed in the last two centuries. The climate changes, caused by the Industrial revolution and our harmful environmental actions. It has become a huge challenge for several industries and the ski tourism is one of them. The climate change and snow, and many other things...

  • The unbearable lightness of being right

    The unbearable lightness of being right
    31.05.2017 | Kaisa Matschoss | Views: 666

    An expert is a person who know more and more about less and less, until she/he knows everything about nothing. Yes, been there and done that. That’s why projects such as CASI are dramatically important. They make us know more and more about more and more, while at the same time ensuring...

  • Energy management systems: bridge between individual commitment and responsibility of companies?

    24.05.2017 | Lisa Beiderwieden | Views: 713

    To achieve the climate target, sustainable innovations have to take place not only with individuals but in companies too. Advanced sustainable technology is not enough, information and organisational structures must also become more efficient. These structures can be continuously improved using...

  • Commitment to Biking - towards a more sustainable mobility system

    Commitment to Biking - towards a more sustainable mobility system
    31.03.2017 | Fernanda Pinto Amorim | Views: 843

    Sustainable mobility has been gaining increasing prominence in Europe and Portugal, both by the impact of public investments in large cities (even in those characterized by a trend of little bicycle use) and by the recognition in public policies of their importance as a means of transport. ...

  • Europe's eyes on Earth

    Europe's eyes on Earth
    30.01.2017 | Guillermo Velasco | Views: 1051

    During the last decade Europe has undertaken substantial research efforts towards the development of Earth observation systems.The most important one has been the Global Monitoring for Environmental Security (GMES), which later on turned into the ongoing Copernicus programme. Copernicus...

  • Renewable Energy

    11.11.2016 | Raquel Sousa | Views: 926

    It’s a fact that actions to reduce the impact of climate change are critical and that it involves global forces. But it’s also a fact that renewable energy players have a huge responsibility and impact on this process.To limit the increase average global temperatures to less than...

  • Engaging stakeholders in building scenario’s for a low carbon Belgium by 2050

    Engaging stakeholders in building scenario’s for a low carbon Belgium by 2050
    17.10.2016 | Sarah Van Eynde | Views: 937

    In the context of the international negotiations under the United Nations, Belgium has committed to develop a low carbon development strategy. Such a strategy must be defined in the context of the European commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% to 95% in 2050 compared to their 1990...

  • Top 5 most successful green city strategies in 2016

    Top 5 most successful green city strategies in 2016
    22.09.2016 | Vilja Anttila | Views: 3208

    Cities have a huge opportunity to impact the magnitude of climate exchange: after all, larger cities are consuming two thirds of the world's energy and responsible for emitting over 70% of global CO2 emissions. The recently published Sustainable City Report 2016 demonstrates that European...

  • Creating awareness for energy-saving potentials

    Creating awareness for energy-saving potentials
    12.09.2016 | Berchem Marina | Views: 933

    This post has been written by Lars Döring   The image rights belong to Caritasverband Dortmund e.V.     The goal of the climate change plan up to 2050 is clearly defined: To limit the greenhouse effect on up to 2° Celsius CO2 emissions have to be reduced...

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