climate change mitigation

ICEEE2017 will focus on energy, environment and economics of energy systems and their applications.   Themes and specific topics include, but are not limited to:   Energy  
Post date: 10 Jan 2017
Type: Ereignis

Around the world, buildings are becoming greener as technology and tenant behaviour combine to lower the impact of urbanisation on the planet. Ping Manongdo (Eco-Business) presents the top 5 green building stories in 2016.     The author states that this year, we saw buildings both new and old rise to the challenge of becoming more resource efficient. But greening buildings isn’t enough—tenants hold the key to lowering a building’s carbon emissions.     The top 5 green building stories in 2016  
Post date: 9 Jan 2017
Type: Hinweis

  On 22 November 2016, the European Commission set out a strategic approach for achieving sustainable development in Europe and around the world.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: News

This Staff Working Document of the European Commission gives an overview of key existing European initiatives related to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It summarises for each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) what the main actions are that the European Union is undertaking in terms of both domestically oriented and exte
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS - COM(2016) 739 final    
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

On 14 November 2916, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre released their 2016 report on the Covenant of Mayors signatories achievements, which was presented at COP22 in Marrakesh.  
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
Type: News

  The Covenant of Mayors (CoM) was launched in 2008 by the European Commission to support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy and climate policies. At 4 September 2016, 6201 local authorities from 54 countries had joined the initiative, representing 213 million inhabitants.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

  This Roadmap by the  Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) aims to describe the main overarching goals, steps and agenda that the building sector as a whole could share, creating the framework of a common vision for low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and resilient global real estate pathways.  
Post date: 15 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

Diese Global Status Report von der Globalen Allianz für Gebäude-und Bausektor (GABC) bekräftigt die Bedeutung des Gebäude-Energieverbrauchs als Beitrag zu den globalen Treibhausgas (THG) - Emissionen. Es zeigt auch, dass die Bemühungen um decarbonise der Baubranche, die durch die Umsetzung des umfassenden politischen Rahmenbedingungen und der Einsatz von bestehenden Technologien für Energieeffizienz und building design-Ansätze liefern können positive wirtschaftliche, soziale, gesundheitliche und ökologische Vorteile.
Post date: 14 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

On 15 October 2016, in Kigali, Rwanda, 197 countries struck a landmark deal to reduce the emissions of powerful greenhouse gases, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), in a move that could prevent up to 0.5 degrees Celsius of global warming by the end of this century.
Post date: 17 Okt 2016
Type: News