Aquatech Amsterdam is a leading trade event in the water sector and will take place this year from 31 October to 3 November.
The European Commission has approved an investment package of €222 million from the EU budget to support Europe’s transition to more sustainable and low-carbon future under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released the software of its SUMO maritime surveillance tool, which is helping to protect our oceans by detecting ships engaged in illicit activities. Full article…
Reducing pollution in Czech Republic’s Moravian-Silesian region is a key priority these days, and each small step towards improving environmental standards is more than welcome. Full article…
European Biotech Week is an annual celebration of biotechnology through events and public outreach activities taking place across Europe. This year organisers expect initiatives in at least 19 European countries. The week’s highlight will take place in a state of the art expo inside the European Parliament, hosted by Slovenian MEP Franc Bogovič. The expo will feature, among other cool displays, a bio-based home and plant breeding exhibition, and a virtual reality exploration of healthcare biotechnology.
The draft minutes have been revised. The agenda includes items in climate & energy, environment and digital policy.
Building on year-round work from Climate Action and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), this 2-day Forum convenes cross-sector participants from Government, finance, the UN, NGOs and high-level business community to create an unparalleled opportunity to bolster sustainable innovation and bring scale to the emerging green economy.
Update: the summary record is now available.
The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, and transport policy.
Brussels, 12 September 2017 – In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment. The combined weight of beverage cartons recycled or recovered rose to roughly 700.000 tonnes, corresponding to a total recovery rate of 76 percent. Full article…
The Brussels-Capital Region committed to the circular economy and in March 2016 launched an ambitious programme to engage in the transition of its economy. To ensure the success of this transition, the region intends to pool efforts with other cities and regions of Europe, and work together towards the emergence of new ideas and collaboration.
This is why we have invited representatives from other European cities already very involved in the circular economy (Amsterdam, Paris, Glasgow, London and Lille), in order to view in parallel the actions taken by Brussels and other cities to transform their economies into circular systems.
With more than 350 professionals present (companies, public authorities, federations, associations, etc.), come and take part in discussions and provide solutions for the economy of tomorrow.
This concerns a technology listed under Energy Technologies, Energy efficiency that has been verified under the Environmental Technology Verification Pilot Programme. Full article…