Archive for 'Europe'
News round-up: fish discards, agroforestry, endangered species, Environment Agency, Natural England »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: fish discards ban agreed, award for agroforestry project, new endangered species campaign, stakeholder views on Environment Agency and Natural England review.
The European Resource Efficiency Platform has published a manifesto calling on business, labour and civil society leaders to support resource efficiency and the transformation to a circular economy and society.
As the European Environment Agency reports falls in EU emissions of greenhouse gases, with the largest absolute fall in the UK, a new campaign aims to demonstrate how climate action can increase welfare and bring economic benefits.
Publications round-up: shipping emissions, cities and climate; EU environmental policy, design and consumerism »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: policy and mitigation of CO2 from shipping; cities and climate impacts; environmental policy in the EU; architecture and design versus consumerism.
Marking World Water Week, running from the 26 to 31 August, Europe's Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs issued a statement on the EU's commitment to water and sanitation projects, for drinking, hygiene and food production.
News round-up: biodiversity indicators, fish, green genius, African farming, resource scarcity, renewables… »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: new biodiversity indicators; reforming fishing policy; award for office; search for Green Genius; technology for African farming; Green Capital, green growth, renewables.
News round-up: ecosystems network, health and social care, local authorities, green growth indicators, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Ecosystems Knowledge Network, sustainable health briefing, local action on climate change, indicators for green growth, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week.
Resources round-up: climate factsheets, green procurement, policy database, wellbeing evidence, standards »
The SDRN highlights new online resources: climate factsheets for communicators; European uptake of green public procurement; database of policies and measures; wellbeing evidence for policy; standards for change?
The European Commission has announced a consultation on the possible introduction of EU-wide measures related to sustainable consumption and production, open to citizens, organisations and public authorities.
The EC's Energy Roadmap 2050 explores how the EU can achieve its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 80%-95% below 1990 levels by 2050, while also improving the competitiveness and the security of supply.