General

This report is on the fact that in 2018, the EU has decided upon a climate and energy framework up to 2030, involving clean, affordable and reliable energy system in Europe.   To that end, greenhouse gas emissions are to decline by at least 40 percent below 1990 levels, renewables are to deliver 32 percent of our energy and efficiency is to improve by even 32.5 percent.  
Post date: 20 Giu 2019
Type: Publication

Concept   The LIFE Program of the European Union was born with the intention of providing funding for the defense of the Environment and Climate Action. Its objective is to be the catalyst for changes in development and environmental policies, providing solutions and improvements in order to achieve environmental and climate objectives.
Post date: 20 Giu 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives   Belgium must reach the climate goals! Look at the potential – Belgian energy use is 70% above European average – You can already tell that improvement is not only possible, it is vital. BE REEL! and its partners support these ambitious plans.   We aspire a renovation rate increase for which we develop, test, evaluate, refine and demonstrate the most appropriate structural measures.  
Post date: 20 Giu 2019
Type: Link

The SB&WRC project is part of the Programme Interreg VA France (Channel) England and benefits from financial support from the ERDF.   This project, designed and led by Nomadéis, a sustainable development consultancy agency, aims to design and produce 3 prototypes of thermal insulation for buildings based on biobased and waste based raw materials.  
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News

The SB&WRC project is part of the Programme Interreg VA France (Channel) England and benefits from financial support from the ERDF.   The SB&WRC project partners are pleased to invite you to the closing event of the project. It will take place on June 18 at 2:30pm at Veolia's headquarters.  
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News

As part of the European Construction Forum, RICS and other leaders representing the European construction industry call for a new inspiring EU policy framework for the future of the sector, presenting a joint initiative to the European Commission: “Construction 2050: Building tomorrow’s Europe today”.    
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News

Lisbon City Council’s first-ever ‘green’ participatory budget, an initiative supported and managed by South Pole and EIT Climate-KIC’s City Finance Lab, has been allocated €5 million to support climate change mitigation and adaptation projects selected by local citizens.   The Mayor of Lisbon made the announcement in May during the ceremony for the winning citizen-selected projects. The Mayor of Lisbon made the announcement in May during the ceremony for the winning citizen-selected projects.
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News

Teams in Chicago, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, Paris and Reykjavík chosen to transform underused sites in their cities into more sustainable and resilient spaces.   C40 Cities and EIT Climate-KIC have announced 15 winners of its Reinventing Cities competition, an initiative launched in December 2017 for local innovators to transform underutilised urban spaces in their communities into carbon neutral and resilient urban projects.  
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News

Increasing population growth and urbanisation intensifies the pressure on cities globally. In addition, resources are used inefficiently in the current linear system, which makes cities largely unsustainable.   Considering their high concentration of citizens and businesses, and the ability of city administrations to enact large societal transitions, cities should seize their potential as cradles and catalysts for circular change.  
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News

In many EU countries multi-family dwellings represent the dominant residential solution. But structural renovations to cut emissions and save energy may be a real challenge in such contexts, if the communities are not properly involved in the process   Watch the video here: http://www.buildheat.eu/building-energy-efficient-communities/    
Post date: 19 Giu 2019
Type: News