15/02/2017 With the launch of China’s national emissions trading system (ETS), ETS will operate in economies generating close to half of the world’s gross domestic products and covering more than 15% of global emissions. In 2017, Mexico and China are the hot spots for ETS development.
14/02/2017 The Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Awards 2017 are devoted to the current topic of the circular economy. The EU Commission will honour EMAS organisations for achievements in resource friendliness and efficiency gains on 8 May 2017 in Malta.
24/01/2017 What are the implications of the Planetary Boundaries concept for society, economy and politics? On 24 and 25 April 2017, representatives from academia, politics, civil society, media and the private sector discuss this central question in Berlin
20/01/2017 The newly launched WaterInnEU Market Place accelerates the market translation of products and services of specific relevance to River Basin Management. This match making hub directly addresses knowledge gaps and information needs of River Basin Managers and their supply chains.
10/01/2017 Innovative, eco-inclusive enterprises from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Uganda have the opportunity to apply for up to 15 SAG-SEED Awards by 8 March. Start-ups offering sustainable solutions in agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and waste management can apply.
01/01/2017 Every third heater in Germany is more than 20 years old. As old heaters use significantly more energy than the current generation, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has introduced energy labels for heaters more than 25 years old.
22/12/2016 The KfW Development Bank is financing a two-year pilot project for the implementation of energy efficiency measures in various industrial sectors in Nepal. The project partners’ kick-off meeting and the official launch of the programme took place on 9 December 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
19/12/2016 The municipal level feels the weight of environmental burdens most heavily through the use of fossil fuels in Poland - and seeks cooperation with German neighbours. The adelphi project to develop a joint undertaking on climate action has now entered its main phase of implementation.
16/12/2016 In creating an economy compatible with the target of staying below 2°C warming, diplomacy plays a crucial role. According to Latin American policy makers, development agendas need to consider climate change in a cross-cutting way. Therefore, regional dialogue on the climate economy is needed.