EU Initiative for Peacebuilding – taking stock and looking out

15/12/2010 After three and a half years of project activity, the civil society network ‘Initiative for Peacebuilding’ is coming to a close in December and its results are quite impressive.

Putting the Service Directive into practice in environmental law

13/12/2010 The Service Directive of the European Parliament and the Council is an important instrument for achieving a closer economic co-operation for EU member states.

Voluntary compensation of greenhouse gas emissions is taking off

10/12/2010 German businesses and organisations are increasingly offsetting their greenhouse gas emissions through financial support of climate change projects without being obligated to do so.

adelphi and Trucost establish partnership to tackle supply chain carbon emissions

08/12/2010 Combining adelphi’s expertise on environmental management and green public procurement with Trucost’s global environmental impact data, the two companies will support German municipalities in efficiently reducing the carbon footprint associated with their procurement decisions.

Emissions trading in Cancun: Latest development around the world

06/12/2010 The International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) will host a side event titled “Recent Developments and Prospects for ETS Around the World” at the UN climate change conference COP16 in Cancún, Mexico, on Monday, 6 December 2010, 6 - 8 PM.

Innovative sustainability

29/11/2010 Sustainability is no longer a niche topic. There is virtually no organisation today that does not align their activities with appropriate measures for action. A newly developed "sustainability atlas" provides some guidance on this topic.

Cancún Dialogue Forum on Sustainable Energies for Industries

23/11/2010 In the run up to the UN climate summit COP16, a dialogue forum on sustainable energies for small and medium enterprises (SME) and larger industries is taking place in Cancún from 24–27 November.

Workshop on promoting the export of environmental technologies

19/11/2010 The global demand for innovative environmental technologies and services is increasing, especially in view of climate change challenges and scarce resources combined with growing world population.

Climate Security goes Transatlantic!

17/11/2010 A new series of papers from the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) advances understanding of the linkages between climate change and national security, and sets out options for transatlantic policy responses.

Training in building-efficiency

15/11/2010 From 29 November to 10 December, adelphi and the Technical University Wildau are organising a two weeks training in the field of “energy efficiency in the building industry” in Berlin.