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Post date: 21 Dic 2011
The report is based on the findings from a programme of qualitative research with programme stakeholders, Government Offices and Co-Financing Organisations, a survey of projects funded under the current ESF programme, and case study research with a sample of projects.The evaluation was part-funded by ESF technical assistance under the 2007-2013 England and Gibraltar ESF programme evaluation strategy.
Post date: 15 Dic 2011
For more information on the CALL FOR PAPERS, please click here.To see the relevant BUILD UP event, please click here.
Post date: 7 Dic 2011
For more information about the relevant BUILD UP event, please click here.For more information about the extension of the call for abstracts, please click here.
Post date: 30 Nov 2011
Post date: 28 Nov 2011
The Uk is in an ideal position to transition towards an energy efficient economy overwhelmingly powered by renewable energy.
Executive Summary. UK energy policy is at a crossroads. The government’s current work to reform the electricity market will determine the shape of the UK’s power sector for decades to come.
The UK has an opportunity to become a world leader in clean, renewable energy. But
choices made in the coming months and years could lead to continued dominance of high
carbon fossil fuel power generation. Or to greater dependence on risky nuclear power.
Post date: 8 Nov 2011
With the UK government soon to outline its strategy to implement Building Information Modelling (Bim) on all public sector building projects, the design of the built environment will change drastically. Advanced computer modelling is transforming the design process of buildings worldwide. It's predicted to save the industry at least 10% on build costs at £1bn to £2.5bn a year, when used on all major projects. The new way of working is expected to significantly reduce waste and energy usage to enhance sustainability in buildings.
Post date: 7 Nov 2011
Regional and local authorities, associations and other organisations are invited to participate in this exhibition by sending their project proposals through this online form by 11 November.
A total of about 30 stands will be organised along these themes:
Post date: 7 Nov 2011
The report emphasizes that:
Cities are key to the sustainable development of the European Union
The European model of sustainable urban development is under threat
There are opportunities to turn the threats into positive challenges
New forms of governance are essential to respond to these urban challenges.Please click here to download the report.
Post date: 4 Nov 2011
The seventeenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the Climate Change Convention(COP 17), in conjunction with the seventh meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 7), will be meeting in Durban, South Africa from 28 November to 9 December 2011. This volume of “Highlights”, drawn from the full-scale study, was specially designed for delegations and observers of the meeting in Durban.
Post date: 28 Oct 2011