climate action

On 7-8 July, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met with other Group of Twenty (G20) leaders for a summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was the first such global meeting following the announcement by the US Administration of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
Type: News

Using Better Energy Better   Energy productivity is all about maximising every single unit of energy to generate greater economic output - in other words, doing more with less.   Businesses have a crucial role to play in reducing their climate impact - and the EP100 initiative is how the world's biggest companies including H&M, SwissRE and others are demonstrating their energy productivity leadership. Ready to join them?  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Event

  EU Green Week 2017 will take place from 29 May to 2 June 2017 with the theme 'Green jobs for a greener future'. Organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment, this key event in the environment policy calendar attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.  
Post date: 2 Mar 2017
Type: Event

Numerous German and Polish municipalities are taking pioneering action for the climate and, thus also, for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. More than 800 Polish municipalities have applied for funding for the development of low-carbon growth plans. The German Environment Ministry (BMUB) is involved in expanding advisory assistance services for these municipalities. At the moment, the BMUB is supporting two projects that facilitate German-Polish exchange at local and regional level through the establishment of climate action city partnerships, among other initiatives.
Post date: 23 Jan 2017
Type: News

In a new project within the framework of the climate protection initiative, the German Environmental Ministry (BMUB) is funding the education of pupils to become climate advisers. The so-called “Klima-Schülervertreter” (climate pupil agents) shall organise projects for the climate protection with the aim to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the school. The 3-year project is supported by the BMUB with €830,000 in total. Interested pupils or schools can apply at SV-Bildungswerk.
Post date: 9 Dec 2016
Type: News

One year after the critical Paris Climate Agreement, global mayors from the world’s megacities met in Mexico City from 30 November to 2 December 2016 at the C40 Mayors Summit to commit to turn the climate deal agreed by nation states from aspiration to action.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2016
Type: News

  An analysis of the contribution C40 cities can make to delivering the Paris Agreement objective of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees    
Post date: 7 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

ATLANTA – More than 160 refrigerants are maintained under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, and that list continues to grow as the industry’s need for new refrigerants increases.   A review of the new classes of lower global-warming potential (GWP) refrigerants within the context of legacy refrigerants and the forces that drive the development of new refrigerants is the focus of a new educational course from ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI).  
Post date: 7 Dec 2016
Type: News

Are you part of an environment project funded by Horizon 2020? And are you looking for a potential partner? Or do you want to know more about projects in your field or country? Here's the new way to navigate through all this information in a dynamic and easy way: EASME’s Environment Data Hub!  
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: News

  The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has developed an interactive tool that generates information on EU funding programmes. For the moment application is available for:  
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: Tool