The history of the IEA began with the 1973-1974 Middle East War crisis and its immediate aftermath.
While oil producing countries appeared relatively well organized to utilize their new oil based economic and political power, many OECD countries found themselves inadequately equipped with the information and organization necessary to meet the corresponding challenges.
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
The Commission adopted today a draft mandate to engage -- on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) -- a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to which the EU is part. These negotiations aim to revise the provisions of the Treaty in a way to reflect the EU’s reformed approach on investment protection and achieve greater legal certainty and clarity of the rules applicable to the protection of investments.
Post date: 16 May 2019
YRSB19 – iiSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building takes place the 1st of July CESB19 from 2nd to 4th of July.
The main conference topics are:
-Buildings and climate change
Design strategies for energy efficient and climate-friendly buildings, design optimization tools, integrated design approach, best practice case studies
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
The DGNB is the German Sustainable Building Council. Founded in 2007 by 16 initiators from a variety of specialist backgrounds in the construction and property industry, in order to promote sustainable building in the future.
Post date: 8 Apr 2019
The PROSPECT learning programme enables peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy and climate action plans. The programme builds upon successful financing schemes implemented in cities and regions in the European Union.
It will help local and regional authorities to benefit from the lessons learnt and the experience of their peers in order to launch their own investment programme.
Post date: 19 Mar 2019
"The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears
", says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stokes. He's spent years studying the defenses we use to avoid thinking about the demise of our planet -- and figuring out a new way of talking about global warming that keeps us from shutting down. Step away from the doomsday narratives and learn how to make caring for the earth feel personable, do-able and empowering with this fun, informative talk.
Post date: 12 Feb 2019
This report was presented by IPCC the 4th of December 2018 at Katowice’s COP 24
Post date: 30 Jan 2019
The Paris rulebook will enable the Parties to the Paris Agreement to implement, track and progressively enhance their contributions to tackling climate change, in order to meet the Agreement's long-term goals.
Post date: 18 Dec 2018
“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
The UN climate summits, so called COP (Conference of the Parties) are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. Poland hosted them twice - in 2008, in Poznań and in 2013, in Warsaw. In December 2018, for the first time, the climate summit will take place in Katowice.
Post date: 3 Dec 2018