climate action

Building for Health. The nexus of green buildings, global health, and the U.N. sustainable development goals   The United Nations (UN) have developed a framework, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to encourage sustainable, equitable, and environmentally-conscious development by governments, private sector, and society over the subsequent 15 years. This report explores how green buildings intersect with 11 of the 17 goals, namely:  
Post date: 1 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

  Information Day and brokerage event on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020, Challenge "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials" - 2018 calls will take place on 8 and 9 November 2017 in Brussels, in the European Commission's Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170. The event targets potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals.  
Post date: 30 Oct 2017
Type: Event

  On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020.   The 2018-2020 Work Programme builds on the success of Horizon 2020 so far, and takes account of the extensive interim evaluation of the programme. The Work Programme also responds to the European Commission's political prioritiesand paves the way for its successor programme.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

  On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020.   The 2018-2020 Work Programme builds on the success of Horizon 2020 so far, and takes account of the extensive interim evaluation of the programme. The Work Programme also responds to the European Commission's political priorities and paves the way for its successor programme.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

This discussion paper,  by the Horizon 2020 funded project CARISMA, shows how the EU has led on climate change issues in the past, and analyses the current challenges EU climate and energy policies face.
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The Horizon 2020 funded project CARISMA (Coordination and Assessment of Research and Innovation in Support of Climate Mitigation Actions) supports the development and diffusion of options for climate change mitigation, both technologies and practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. CARISMA intends, through effective stakeholder consultation and communication, to ensure a continuous coordination and assessment of climate change mitigation options and to benefit research and innovation efficiency, as well as international cooperation on research and innovation and technology...
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
Type: Link

Ideate. Collaborate. Become part of a Global Community. All in 24 Hours!     On 27 October 2017, Aephoria.net, in collaboration with The Cube Athens & Οργάνωση Γη - Organization Earth, is hosting Athens' first Climathon, inviting startups, students, entrepreneurs & technical experts to a 24-hour event that will create a roadmap of innovative solutions for local climate change challenges, based on UN's Global Goal 13 "Climate Action".  
Post date: 20 Oct 2017
Type: Event

Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF 2017), organised by Climate Action and UN Environmental Programme, is back for its eighth year.
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Event

  The next EU Energy Day will take place on 16 November 2017 at the Kunstmuseum, in Bonn, Germany, as part of the COP 23 UN Climate Change Conference.   The event will bring together energy policy-makers and industry representatives to discuss the economic aspects of the clean energy transition.  
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Type: Event