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Horizon 2020 project nominated for the prestigious Zukunftspreis for innovation, using CO2 as a raw material to make plastics

Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have...

U-CERT news article October 2019 issue REHVA Journal

Under the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), all EU countries have established independent energy performance certification systems supported by independent mechanisms of control and verification. However, current practices and tools...

Government's plans for low-carbon homes are 'a step backwards' on climate, London Mayor warns

In a letter sent to housing secretary Robert Jenrick, Khan points out that the proposed Future Homes Standard sets carbon reduction targets 25% lower than those detailed in the 2016 London plan. The Future Homes Standard is currently under...

This is how Europe is opening the floodgates to ‘green’ money

The review of EU´ fiscal rules, Stability and Growth Pact comes as multi-lateral effort to make the European economy more sustainable and to achieve the zero-emission goal by 2050. Part of this includes also a review of the state aid rules...

Call for Papers TMREES20 International Conference – Athens 2020

Participation: Oral, e-Poster and Distance Important Dates: Abstracts or Full papers: March 05, 2020 Registration: Early up to Feb 29, 2020 - Regular from March 01, 2020   Topics   The TMREES20-Gr...

Call for Proposals SUSTAINABLE PLACES SP2020

Contribute to SP2020: Download the Call for Proposals Submission deadline: 30 April 2020   Conference Scope   Sustainability targets and climate change objectives cannot be met without addressing...

THE ZERO-PLUS CONCEPT

The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a set of innovative solutions that could form the basis of a commercial service supporting the design, construction, commissioning and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES). Together, these...

Call for Papers - 8th ICSD-2020

Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.   The 8th ICSD...

Energy efficient properties can receive more favourable money loans

Since 2017, the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative has been working to ensure Europe’s mortgage markets account for the energy efficiency of properties. Over 50 banks and financial institutions representing a quarter of Europe’s GDP...

Slovenia adopts EIT Climate-KIC Circular, Regenerative Economies Deep Demonstration

The Slovenian parliament passed a motion to adopt an EIT Climate-KIC-led proposal called “A Deep Demonstration of a Circular, Regenerative and Low-Carbon Economy in Slovenia” last November. The initiative is one of eight Deep...