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Simone Lowthe-Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of Severn Wye Energy Agency (UK) and FEDARENE Vice-President for Energy Efficiency (Buildings & Behavior).  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

The politics of climate change in Australia has always been about the costs of change. It’s often debated in terms of we can’t afford or can afford to pay for the changes needed to our power, transport and building systems. However, the benefits can also be calculated and in general can be shown to outweigh the costs in the long term. We can also very easily see the short-term economic benefits in our cities.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

Mayors and leaders of 210 cities across Europe, representing 62 million citizens have today urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, to show global leadership and drive ambition to make rapid progress in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

Too often it takes a crisis to trigger changes in legislation and behaviour, when forward thinking, cooperation and future planning could have negated the risk in the first place. Australia’s building and construction industry is under the microscope and changes in the law are in the wind, due to situations that could have been avoided.  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: News

Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to build whole new cities.   AsiaTravel/Shutterstock Wendy Steele, RMIT University The announcement that President Joko Widodo’s government will move Indonesia’s capital to another location, due to the severity of human-induced degradation in Jakarta, highlights a key tension for cities today.  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: News

Linked to GlobalABC Work Area 3 – Market Transformation. Speakers: - Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council - Luca De Giovanetti, Manager, Science-based Targets, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) - Romain Poivet and Edouard Fourdrin, ACT project, ADEME - French Environment and Energy Management Agency  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: News

The Roger Léron Award aims to celebrate outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy at the EU, local and regional level. The Award was established by FEDARENE in 2014.  
Post date: 1 May 2019
Type: News

Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 for European energy-intensive industries is within reach. These industries can contribute their share to the EU’s net-zero by 2050 vision if supported by the right policy framework which is currently under discussion by the European Union’s member states.  
Post date: 1 May 2019
Type: News

Join IES CEO and Founder, Dr Don McLean, on 30th April 2019 for an exclusive introduction to the Intelligent Communities Lifecycle (ICL) - the new environmental digital twin for healthy, sustainable communities, campuses, cities & countries.   The built environment currently accounts for 40% of the world’s energy use, meaning buildings and cities have the potential to make the biggest impact in reducing carbon emissions globally. Climate reports over the last 6 months have made clear that time isn’t on our side.
Post date: 24 Apr 2019
Type: News

Energiesprong kicks off Interreg NWE´s Mustbe0 project to make net zero energy suitable for multi-storey buildings in North West Europe.  
Post date: 24 Apr 2019
Type: News