climate change mitigation

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fRamework for Actual Cooperation on Energy on Sites and Parks Objective   R-Aces means a step-change in the contribution of European Industry to the climate targets of the EU. The sector after all represents 25% of all energy demand – and 50% of all cooling and heating - on the continent; yet only 16% comes from renewables. By focusing on collective measures and clustering, the efficiency of industry can be drastically increased.
Post date: 16 Apr 2021
Type: Link

Registration   Programme-Overview   Venue   BEHAVE 2020-2021   6th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency   21-23 April 2021  
Post date: 22 Mar 2021
Type: Event

Programme   What can you expect to see at the launch?  
Post date: 2 Dec 2020
Type: Event

The English city is renaturing itself, hence becoming more resilient to climate change and improving citizens’ quality of life. A decisive contribution comes from a series of nature-based solutions recently installed as part of the European project URBAN GreenUP  
Post date: 22 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

There are many suggestions and various policies and actions to combat climate change and achieve decarbonization but how do we know which ones will be most beneficial?   For example, what will have the greater impact on emissions: increasing public transportation use or adapting the diet? How much will emissions reduce if we phase out coal by 2025? What impact will increasing heating and cooling efficiency have on total emissions?  
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

The 13th International Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” will take place at  the “Kostis Palamas” building of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, on 7-9 October 2020, in Athens, Greece and is set under the auspices of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization and the United Nations Academic Impact initiative.   Conference of Three dimensions  
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Faced with the challenge of mitigating climate change, EU leaders have committed to saving 20 % of the EU Member States’ projected energy consumption by 2020 and 32.5 % by 2030. Improving the energy efficiency of buildings is a key tool to achieving these targets. Buildings consume the greatest share of energy and have the largest energy savings potential.
Post date: 29 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

The global building floor area is expected to double by 2060. Buildings and construction are therefore essential sectors to fight climate change and reach development objectives. Already today, the construction and operation of buildings is responsible for 40% of all energy-related carbon dioxide emissions and consumes 36% of the global final energy.  
Post date: 31 Jan 2020
Type: Link

Today there is an urgent need to scale up progress towards energy efficiency in buildings. Energy efficiency is also one of the pillars of a climate mitigation strategy and a critical element to meeting the Global Sustainable Development Goals. It is acknowledged how energy consumption in buildings is an important contributor to global emissions of greenhouse gases and harmful pollutants. Indeed, in 2017 buildings and appliances accounted for around 30% of global final energy use.  
Post date: 28 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

This report was prepared by the EEA and its European Topic Centre for Climate Change Mitigation and Energy (ETC/CME). The ETC/CME is coordinated by VITO/EnergyVille and is a consortium of European institutes that assists the EEA in providing support to EU policy in the field of climate change mitigation and energy. VITO/EnergyVille was responsible for assessment of progress towards energy efficiency targets.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News