climate change

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 8th ICSD 2020 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.   The Conference theme : Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research, Practice and Education Date: 9- 10 September 2020
Post date: 10 Aug 2019
Type: Event

The Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) aims to encourage landlords to improve the energy efficiency of social housing in Scotland.   This supports the Scottish Government's vision of warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establish a successful low carbon economy across Scotland.  
Post date: 25 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

No one knows what the future exactly holds. Nevertheless, we look at trends and examine new developments today to define business strategies and to develop policies and regulations for tomorrow. In this report we present a forward-look on the European built environment in 2050.   It applies to the entire built environment: residential, commercial, public and industrial buildings.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

  As the world increasingly benefits from the price revolution in renewable energy and the world’s largest investors come to grips with the phase-down of fossil fuels, it has become clearer that we have the technology and the finance necessary to realise the Paris Climate Agreement.    Despite this opportunity, we are not acting with the urgency that the global climate emergency requires.   
Post date: 12 Jul 2019
Type: News

Finland, Sweden, Portugal, France and Germany are often seen as “climate leaders” when it comes to setting ambitious carbon reduction objectives for 2050.   However, they lack concrete measures to achieve them, according to new analysis published today 4th July 2019.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: News

History   The history of the IEA began with the 1973-1974 Middle East War crisis and its immediate aftermath.   While oil producing countries appeared relatively well organized to utilize their new oil based economic and political power, many OECD countries found themselves inadequately equipped with the information and organization necessary to meet the corresponding challenges.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

The Commission adopted today a draft mandate to engage -- on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) -- a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to which the EU is part. These negotiations aim to revise the provisions of the Treaty in a way to reflect the EU’s reformed approach on investment protection and achieve greater legal certainty and clarity of the rules applicable to the protection of investments.   
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: News

YRSB19 – iiSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building takes place the 1st of July CESB19 from 2nd to 4th of July.   The main conference topics are: -Buildings and climate change Design strategies for energy efficient and climate-friendly buildings, design optimization tools, integrated design approach, best practice case studies
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: Event

The DGNB is the German Sustainable Building Council. Founded in 2007 by 16 initiators from a variety of specialist backgrounds in the construction and property industry, in order to promote sustainable building in the future.  
Post date: 8 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

The PROSPECT learning programme enables peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy and climate action plans. The programme builds upon successful financing schemes implemented in cities and regions in the European Union.   It will help local and regional authorities to benefit from the lessons learnt and the experience of their peers in order to launch their own investment programme.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2019
Type: Link