Environmental issues related to buildings

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Post date: 3 Oct 2011
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Post date: 3 Oct 2011
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The increased use of renewables, nuclear power, and better energy efficiency, have not kept up with the world's growing demand for power and transport, which is strongest in developing countries. Recession and the collapse of the former Soviet bloc helped industrialised countries to collectively reduce their greenhouse gas emissions over the last two decades, and they are likely to meet the collective Kyoto target of a 5.2 % emissions cut by 2012 as a result.
Post date: 28 Sep 2011
Type: News

Their profile browsing has been made more user-friendly, much like a customized version of the Covenant of Mayors website, and a new sharing platform called ‘newsfeed’ now makes it possible for signatories, coordinators and supporters to interact directly with each other or with the Covenant of Mayors Office. Direct access to the interactive map of Covenant stakeholders located near them also features among the new Extranet developments.
Post date: 28 Sep 2011
Type: News

For more information please click here. For more information about Solar Decathlon please click here.
Post date: 27 Sep 2011
Type: News

To read more please click here.
Post date: 27 Sep 2011
Type: News

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Post date: 27 Sep 2011
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Post date: 27 Sep 2011
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The ‘roadmap to a resource-efficient Europe’ identifies the sectors – particularly food, housing and transport – that consume most resources and outlines how the region can grow while using fewer resources. The report looks at key natural resources like raw materials, metals, energy, biodiversity and water, which have been used to fuel economic growth as if they were inexhaustible. To read the report, please go to the relevant BUILD UP publication here.
Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: News

Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: Publication