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URBAN GreenUP is a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Under the coordination of CARTIF Technology Centre, 25 partners from 9 countries are working together to develop a new strategy for re-naturing cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Activities will take place in the three demonstrator cities of Valladolid (Spain), Liverpool (UK) and Izmir (Turkey) and will be replicated across Europe, Latin America and Asia. The project was officially launched in Valladolid on 7th June.  
Post date: 8 juin 2017
Type: Actualité

People spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, so it is perhaps not surprising that the quality of the environment created has a significant impact on their health and well-being. What is perhaps even more surprising is that the indoor air quality of some buildings, including modern low energy buildings, has been shown to be poorer than urban outdoor air quality.  
Post date: 20 mar 2017
Type: Publication

Impact of the financial crisis on carbon economics - Version 2.1 of the Global Greenhouse Gas Abatement Cost Curve  
Post date: 6 déc 2016
Type: Publication

This report, released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), aims to provide an up-to-date scientific assessment of the global progress towards the emissions reductions required to be on track to meet the long-term goal of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Post date: 4 nov 2016
Type: Publication

Utrecht/London/Cologne – 2 November 2016 - The building sector accounts for around 20% of climate-changing emissions, and its energy demand is likely to double by mid-century without action, according to a Climate Action Tracker (CAT) analysis released today.  
Post date: 3 nov 2016
Type: Publication

ICLEI, 2016, Resilient Cities Report 2016   ICLEI launched the Resilient Cities Report 2016 during the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador.  
Post date: 31 oct 2016
Type: Publication

District energy in cities - Unlocking the potential of energy efficiency and renewable energy  
Post date: 21 oct 2016
Type: Publication

By combining energy usage data with weather/climate, grid and building the tool automatically gives users insight into their energy usage, and provide suggestions on the best way to reduce their expenditure and energy usage.   Useful tool for Energy Professionals to process energy bills quickly
Post date: 7 oct 2016
Type: Tool

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE 2017) will celebrate its 25th edition in Stockholm from 12th to 15th June 2017. On behalf of the EUBCE Scientific Committee it is a great pleasure to invite you to be part of this event and to share your latest achievements, findings and innovations with the scientific and industrial communities.
Post date: 15 sep 2016
Type: Actualité

This report, prepared within the framework of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) of the International Energy Agency (IEA), presents solar thermal market data from 61 countries covering an estimated 95% of the worldwide market (the remaining 5%of the market were extrapolated and are labelled as “all other countries”). These data were collected from a survey of the national delegates of the IEA SHC Programme’s Executive Committee and other national experts active in the field of solar thermal energy.
Post date: 19 aoû 2016
Type: Publication