YENESIS is a project funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. It will address the challenge of unemployment for young people that are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in islands. Islands suffer from high unemployment throughout the year, with a seasonal peak on non-tourist periods, especially amongst young people.
Post date: 20 Lug 2020
Statistically, 40 percent of energy consumption and 36 percent of emissions come from buildings. For that reason energy efficiency has become one of the EU’s top priorities and led it to acknowledge that buildings are key to achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95 percent by 2050.
What is a positive energy building?
Post date: 16 Lug 2020
Europeans have become used to seeing solar panels on the roofs of buildings. But there are plenty of other man-made surfaces in our cities and towns that could be used to harvest energy, including building surfaces.
Post date: 8 Lug 2020
For the past 15 months Eurac Research has been offering extensive advice to the Ukrainian government on promoting sustainable development and renewable energy. The consultancy, implemented by an Italo-Austrian team, included the Austrian Energy Agency, Austrian Environmental Agency, Eurac Research Institute for Renewable Energy and was coordinated by E-Control.
Post date: 6 Lug 2020
District energy is a modern solution to traditional challenges.
In Europe, heating and cooling accounts for half of all energy consumption and around 40% of GHG emissions. Only 15% of this heat is generated from renewable energy.
Post date: 3 Lug 2020
Join us on Monday, July 13 at 9pm CEST for the next instalment in our biweekly series of iPHA Community Meet Ups!
Post date: 1 Lug 2020
1) Could you describe the project and its objectives?
Post date: 1 Lug 2020
This is an updated version of the Analytical Report “Improving the human capital basis” published in 2017. Based on both statistical data and policy analysis, it provides insights and lessons learnt related to the workforce in the construction sector.
The data collection for this report was performed before January 2020, before Brexit went into effect. Therefore, this report refers to EU as EU-28 and the United Kingdom is considered as a part of European Union.
Post date: 29 Giu 2020
The announcement of the European Green Deal Investment Plan in January revealed the European Commission’s priorities in mobilizing at least €1 trillion in sustainable investment over the next decade, with the aim of creating a framework to facilitate public and private investments in the service of a climate-neutral, competitive, and inclusive European economy.
Post date: 25 Giu 2020
This report by UNA-UK addresses the implementation of the climate deal agreed by UN member states in Paris in 2015.
The report is the fifth in a series of major reports on the Paris Agreement on climate change. It is the year that carbon emissions must peak and the year that states’ climate actions agreed under their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Climate Treaty start.
Post date: 23 Giu 2020