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Europe is one of the most urbanised regions in the world, with 73 % of its population living in cities and towns. With the expected rise in global urbanisation in the coming decades, European cities will be facing many challenges associated with sustainable urban development.
An EU initiative has launched an online interactive data set of sustainable energy initiatives across Europe. The database could help policymakers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonise the economy.
An EU-funded project is developing potent molecular machines that could cut the costs and environmental impact of industries as diverse as healthcare, manufacturing and energy. This could bolster EU efforts to promote cleaner industrial processes.
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a German scheme to support railway companies that invest in energy efficiency technologies. The measure will promote the shift of freight traffic from road to rail and contribute to a reduction of CO2 emissions.
The European Investment Bank approved a total of EUR 12.6 billion of new financing for 83 projects located across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. This represents a record level of new support ever agreed at a monthly meeting of the EIB Board of Directors.
The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has mobilised €335 billion in additional investment across the EU since July 2015. The Juncker Plan has made a clear impact on the EU economy and revolutionised the way innovation is financed in Europe.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018.
The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative last week launched the report ‘Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals’ at the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York. This report sets out six key transformations that will enable the world to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Today’s discussions focused on energy infrastructure, innovation and transitions as important means of promoting transparent, open and secure energy markets.
INEA has selected 27 new projects under the Mobility for Growth, the Automated Road Transport, and the Green Vehicles calls.