sustainable urban development

The EU has heavily invested in projects to renature cities. After the European elections, a new executive will head the EU. What will happen to the NBS policy?   The so-called "nature-based solutions" (NBS) are the latest trend in the environment domain. The use of natural infrastructures, such as vertical gardens, green roofs or green walls, to tackle socio-environmental challenges has been around for decades, but only recently has it started to be systematically researched.  
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: News

URBAN GreenUp and other EU projects jointly signed a document in Mantua, Italy, to promote and boost the adoption of nature-based solutions in urban areas worldwide.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2018
Type: News

The aim of the LOCAL4GREEN project is to help local authorities to establish and implement innovative local fiscal policies which are geared towards promoting renewable energy sources in the public-private sector and in homes especially within the framework of the Sustainable Energy Action Plans and the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans that have been adopted by the municipalities that form part of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

This report supports the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) and the District Energy in Cities Initiative, two initiatives under Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). While the focus is on the City of Belgrade, the aim of this report is to support all public authorities and agencies developing and implementing integrated approaches to both energy efficiency in buildings and district energy supply. It provides guidance to decision-makers in Belgrade, while presenting universal recommendations to align district energy and energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 16 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

URBAN GreenUP will play an active role in the event taking place from the 28th of November to the 1st of December 2018 in Italy  
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: News

The EU is currently designing a new 2050 strategy for reducing its GHG emissions, which should be compatible with the Paris climate agreement. Many European cities have already engaged in the long-term planning for the mid-century mark. By developing their 2050 roadmaps, these cities are designing clear pathways to transform their societies to become resilient and resource-efficient, running entirely on clean energy sources, renovating buildings and providing social and economic wellbeing to their citizens.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

A very busy agenda from 8 to 11 November in Brussels: 170 sessions, 6.000 participants, officials from EU institutions and national and regional organisms and other relevant stakeholders. Hence, at least, this is a unique moment to make friends and expand your networks in all possible levels.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
Type: News

The World Energy and Environment Technology Ltd. is happy to announce the Global Conference on Energy and Sustainable Development, 2018. The Conference not only provides a venue for researchers from the United Kingdom but also for worldwide researchers and specialists and those interested in learning about the energy and sustainable development. The conference will cover the following topic but not limited to:
Post date: 30 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Join Heat Roadmap Europe and ICLEI Europe at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), for a strategic talk on financing and framework conditions for one of the most cost-efficient sub-national pathways for decarbonising H&C that is bridging the urban-rural divide along the way: Heat Synergy Regions (HSR).
Post date: 16 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Heat Roadmap Europe 4 is a Horizon 2020 funded research project, with a consortium of 23 partners, running from 2016 until 2019. Its main goal is to study the heating and cooling sector in Europe by quantifying the effects of increased energy efficiency on both the demand and supply side, in terms of energy consumption, environmental impacts and costs.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Link