UrbanBIM project will deepen the interconnection of the triple helix, both in an educational level as well as for professional and will develop interoperability between metadata generated by the emerging technologies of BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), so that all information can be flow into these systems and reinterpreted to exhaustive knowledge of urban developments and rehabilitations from an environmental point of view.
Post date: 29 Ago 2019
Global emissions are reaching record levels and show no sign of peaking. The last four years were the four hottest on record, and winter temperatures in the Arctic have risen by 3°C since 1990.
Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying, and we are starting to see the life-threatening impact of climate change on health, through air pollution, heatwaves and risks to food security.
Post date: 28 Ago 2019
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 Ago 2019
Climate change is driving Europe to transform its energy sector. As we transition from a fossil-based to a zero-carbon economy in the next few decades, we will use more renewable energy, and the electricity we generate won’t come from a central plant. Instead, it will come from multiple, decentralised renewable energy sources that are near to load demands. But is the existing networking capable of hosting this increase in capacity? And how would the electrical grids of the future work?
Post date: 31 Jul 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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 Mayo 2019