EMAS Award Ceremony: Rewarding frontrunners for their commitment to environmental management and continuous improvement of their environmental performance.
Rivers in Europe are so congested with concrete obstructions like weirs, bridges and other man-made barriers that they no longer flow freely, which harms the wider environment. Removing these blockages could restore these vital aquatic ecosystems to their former glory.
The EU-funded WATERSPOUTT project’s partners in Malawi are designing and testing an innovative solar-ceramic water filtration system capable of providing local communities with a reliable source of clean water at the household level.
The presence of plastics in aquatic environments is a growing concern across the EU. This study explored the amount of microplastic particles present in raw and treated water at three water-treatment plants in the Czech Republic.
The 29th annual State of the Climate report, compiled by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate at the National Centers for Environmental Information and published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, confirms that 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record, after 2016, 2015 and 2017.
In a new JRC-led article, leading global scientists bring existing environmental footprints into a single environmental footprint family that can be used to more accurately assess, and identify ways to ensure, local and planetary environmental sustainability.
The high-ranking conference SMART CITY SOLUTIONS DIALOGUE offers renowned speakers. Short and compact, the speakers make you fit for the Smart City theme. In addition to the conference programme, cities meet with each other and with solution providers to share ideas in the Meetup area.
Smart City Expo World Congress exists in order to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation across the globe. Through promoting social innovation, establishing partnerships and identifying business opportunities, the event is dedicated to creating a better future for cities and their citizens worldwide.
This article is part of a Eurostat online publication that focuses on quality of life indicators, providing recent statistics for the European Union (EU). The publication presents a detailed analysis of various dimensions that can form the basis for a deeper analysis of the quality of life, complementing gross domestic product (GDP) which has traditionally been used to provide a general overview of the economic situation and social developments.
G-STIC 2019 will lay the foundations of a comprehensive approach to identifying and discussing integrated technological solutions that can significantly impact the achievements of the SDGs. It will also test this approach on a number of concrete integrated technological solutions.
Aquatech Amsterdam is the world’s leading water trade show for process, drinking and waste water. Connect with water professionals from over all over the world, in the exciting city of Amsterdam. Theme Pavillions include Industrial User Experience, Desalination, Smart Water Networks (SWAN), Pumps & Process Plaza, Water Quality Association (WQA) Pavilion and BlueTech Innovation Pavilion.
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is the global event for water professionals covering the entire water cycle. As the Congress rotates through cities and countries each event has an extra emphasis on issues of specific interest to the region.
The ANYWHERE Final Conference consists in the 4th Project Workshop plus a Hands-on demonstration and will take place in Brussels (Belgium) on 29th-30th October 2019. The selected venue is the SQUARE Brussels Convention Centre (more details on the section Venue). The Final Conference is aimed for ANYWHERE Project Partners and for members of the Stakeholders’ Board, private companies belonging to the Commercial Associates’ Board, as well as for other invited organisations from various fields of civil protection and emergency management services.
The EU needs to put greater emphasis on short supply chains and agroecology in farming in order to preserve its agriculture and make it more resilient to new challenges, such as climate change. Agroecology is also a way to secure our food supply, make our food healthier and as such raise its value.
The results of a sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS), tested in Benicàssim, Spain, will be on show at this event from the LIFE CERSUDS team. The project has demonstrated how its innovative system can be a tool for cities to improve their climate change capacity and promote green infrastructure.
The lower Rhine in Germany is one of the busiest inland waterways in Europe. Creating new space alongside it for river-bound nature of European importance (under Natura2000) was the challenge and goal of the two LIFE projects “River and floodplain revitalisation Emmericher Ward” and “Side Channel Bislich-Vahnum”.
Over a decade of planning and implementation in nature protection, flood control and waterway management will be detailed, as well as pending work to improve the conservation status of large European rivers and alluvial corridors in the Natura 2000 network.