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Environment

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Brussels Briefing on Environment – All you need to know for November 2014 NEW
viEUws.eu - the EU Policy Broadcaster 22 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Leading environment journalist Sonja van Renssen provides an overview of the latest developments in the field of European environment policy. Brussels Briefing on Environment – All you need to know for November 2014 appeared first on viEUws.
MEP tells EU to get its act together to fight climate change after recent flooding chaos in the region NEW
La Treizième Étoile 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 11 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Liberal Democrat MEP for the South West Sir Graham Watson has called on the European Union to do more to prevent climate change to avert future occurrences of flooding as experienced in the region in November and over the Christmas period. Late on...
Ignoring natural capital could see countries’ credit ratings downgraded NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition “A report by the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) says loss of soils, forests, and fisheries, as well as rising resource costs, are likely to become increasingly importan...
Rohstofftitan Glenstrata ante portas: Grüne “gratulierten” vorab NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Am 20.11. haben die Generalversammlungen der Rohstoffunternehmen Glencore und Xstrata einer Fusion beider Unternehmen zugestimmt. Damit würde ein neuer Rohstoffgigant geschaffen werden, welcher den Rohstoffmarkt massiv beeinflusst.
Nappy Ever After, a laundry service for nappies NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Nappy Ever After is a company in London that offers a service to wash cotton nappies. This system is perfect for those parents who want to change from single-use to...
The 2012 Climate Disasters should wake up the USA NEW
Eberhard Rhein 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
2012 might become a pivotal year in US history. Never before has the country been hit by a such a devastating combination of severe droughts and hurricanes in the very same year, the economic cost of which may run up to some $ 60 billion. For the fir...
Prepare for Warm World, Says PwC NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
In the climate change debate, growing doubts about hitting temperature target.
Europarlement: Maak werk van ambitieuzer klimaatbeleid NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
De milieucommissie van het Europees Parlement wil dat de Europese Unie werk maakt van een ambitieuzer klimaatbeleid. Het moet z'n eigen doelen voor CO2-reductie verhogen en landen mogen niet langer met een veto klimaatbeleid blokkeren, vindt ook Groe...
Climate summit: EU and world must raise ambition, say environment MEPs NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
The UN climate summit in Doha (COP 18) should spur the EU and other countries around the world to step up their action to limit global warming, say Environment Committee MEPs in a resolution adopted on 6 November. A majority called for the EU to aim...
PwC: Supply Chains Threatened by Six-Degree Global Warming NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition Some 85 percent of companies have more complex supply chains as a result of globalization, and adjusted climate forecasts mean businesses should expect climate change to have an even more destructive...
Our Video Guest: Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, CCAFS NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
The aim of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is to address the increasing challenge of global warming and declining food security on agricultural practices, policies and measures through a strategic c...
Alerte rouge sur le parc départemental de Hautes Bruyères : les photos NEW
Alain Lipietz 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Comparaison du Visuel 3D de Cancer Campus sur lequel s'appuie la mairie de Villejuif et de la situation actuelle du parc des Hautes bruyères. - Articles et débats...
“Rapid and deep emissions reductions may not be easy, but 4°C to 6°C will be much worse” NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
"So we have no historical precedents for anything greater than 1% per annum reduction in emissions. We’re saying we need nearer 10% per annum, and this is something we need to be doing today. And therefore, we can draw a very clear conclusion f...
Sustainable cities must look beyond city limits NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
"City leaders aspiring to transform their cities into models of sustainability must look beyond city limits and include in their calculation the global flow of goods and materials into their realm, argue researchers in the Royal Swedish Academy o...
National Climatic Data Center's Jim Kossin: Not fair to say that Sandy was associated with climate change NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Kudos to the National Geographic for publishing this assessment by Jim Kossin, atmospheric research scientist in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center:Could Hurricane Sandy be the result of climate chan...
Ökologischer Tourismus für Berlin NEW
Silke Gebel 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Deshalb haben wir uns aus den Berliner Bezirken, die von Tourismus am stärksten besucht werden (also Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Mitte, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf und Pankow) zusammengetan und überlegt, wo Tourismus welche Auswirkungen auf die Stadt...
How clean is your house’s international trade record? NEW
Keeping Cool 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
As a western European country, the UK might pride itself in its efforts to lower emissions. And there has been success on this front. Carbon emissions in Great Britain have fallen since 2008, following a steady increase for over 100 years in line wit...
Global warming alarmists try to exploit the Sandy tragedy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
“The terrifying truth is that America faces a future full of Frankenstorms. Climate change raises sea levels and supersizes storms. The threat of killer winds and crushing storm surges will grow by the year unless we get serious about tackling...
How To Appeal ECHA Decisions NEW
REACHSPOT 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Certain ECHA decisions can be appealed before the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). Such decisions are itemized in Article 91 of the REACH Regulation. How it works: companies submit their appeal, and the announcement...
EU vil skære klimaindsats fra NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Udspillet til EU-budget for 2014-2020 har droppet klimabeskyttelse i landbrugsstøtte - Nyheder / Klima, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten, Budget...
Durch die EU und in der Union geschützte Pflanzen NEW
Heimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ 2 Years, 7 Hours ago
Bildquelle: WikimediaEuropäische Union. Die Richtlinie des Rates zur Erhaltung der natürlichen Lebensräume sowie der wildlebenden Tiere und Pflanzen (92/43/EWG), kurz Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie oder  FFH-Richtlinie, regelt mit ihren Anhä...
Durch die EU und in der Union geschützte Pflanzen NEW
Bildquelle: WikimediaEuropäische Union. Die Richtlinie des Rates zur Erhaltung der natürlichen Lebensräume sowie der wildlebenden Tiere und Pflanzen (92/43/EWG), kurz Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie oder  FFH-Richtlinie, regelt mit ihren Anhä...
Willam O'Keefe on why it is wrong to blame global warming for hurricane Sandy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
As expected, warmists have been quick to use Hurricane Sandy in their global warming scaremongering propaganda. William O'Keefe, Chief Executive Officer of the George C. Marshall Institute puts the issue in perspective:What we know is that the d...
Faire avancer l’agenda du changement climatique et de la croissance verte dans le Pacifique NEW
Brussels briefings 2 Years, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Le changement climatique affecte déjà de manière disproportionnée les îles du Pacifique. Bien que les insulaires aient peu contribué aux causes de ce changement, moins de 0.03% des émissions de gaz à effet de serre actuels, ils font partie de...
Het bluswater van Chemie-Pack NEW
Publiekrecht en Politiek 2 Years, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Om de rubriek overheidsaansprakelijkheid weer eens af te stoffen: hoe liep het af met het bluswater van Chemie-Pack? Na de bekende brand sommeert de gemeente Moerdijk Chemie-Pack haar eigen en omliggende bedrijfsterreinen schoon te maken. Chemie-P...
La Bio-crèche, c’est quoi ? NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 2 Years, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
De plus en plus de concepts "bio" font leur apparition. Nous sommes allés à la Bio crèche de République à Paris pour tenter de comprendre en quoi ça consiste.
Bio bio, Baby! NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
In Paris hat die zweite Biokrippe der Stadt eröffnet. Wir waren mit dabei und nachgefragt: Was genau ist hier bio? Warum schickt man dort sein Kind hin? Und was steckt hinter dem Konzept? Die Antworten sind in dieser interaktiven Karte versteckt:...
"Global warming" hits Germany: Coldest and snowiest day in decades NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Germans are experiencing a severe bout of "global warming": An outbreak of cold weather has already in October, for the first time in decades, brought close to -6° temperatures and a thick (up to 20cm) snow cover to large areas of the country.&...
Unternehmensbesuch AfB - social and green IT NEW
Silke Gebel 2 Years, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Mit rund 15 Grünen, darunter die Landesvorsitzende Bettina Jarasch und der Schöneberger Abgeordnete Thomas Birk sowie einige Bezirksverordnete aus Tempelhof-Schöneberg, statteten wir der AfB-Social Green IT einen Besuch ab. Wir waren gespannt, den...
Der erste Schnee in Tartu NEW
Estland 2 Years, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Ducks in snow, a photo by Nikita Avvakumov on Flickr.Wir hatten gerade von Herbst gesprochen, jetzt das.
Deutliches Zeichen: der Winter ist nah! NEW
Lettland 2 Years, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Winterreifen-, Mützen- und Hanschuhalarm in Riga! (ein Foto der Webcam an der Nationalbibliothek)Achtung, Schneetreiben! Heute ist der Tag den sich die Klima-interessierten im Kalender aufschreiben können - Lettlands erste Schneeschicht des Winters...
Warmist David Attenborough openly hoping for a disaster to hit North America NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Attenborough hoping for a disasterNaturalist - and warmist - David Attenborough is desperately hoping for a "disaster" to happen in "the most powerful nation in the world, North America" in order to wake up the climate heretics:One of the world'...
Commission gathers views on ways to follow-up Rio+20 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
The United Nations Rio+20 world summit, held in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012, aimed to secure renewed political commitment to sustainable development. To follow up on the conference, the European Commission wishes to develop specific actions and concr...
Economic Crisis Shakes Old Paradigms NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
“As our global economic and ecological crises converge, neither neoliberalism nor Keynesianism can cure what ails us.” (Source: Foreign Policy in Focus) Excellent analysis of the flawed remedies for the twin economy-ecology crises by Walden Bello...
Awaiting important decisions on climate and the environment NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Important issues such as the Council Conclusions on Rio+20, the preparation for the Doha Summit on climate change and the draft Regulation for the recycling of ships, are on the EU Environment Ministers agenda for the Council meeting taking place on...
Green trade can deliver significant benefits to Europe and the world NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
At the beginning of September, leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), agreed to dramatically cut tariffs on a selection of clean and energy efficient equipment. Custom tariffs will be cut from 35 to 5%. This initiative which is wort...
More then a drop of water NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The problem of water in society goes far beyond rainfall. It is not enough to simply seek shelter under an umbrella.  The way that we use water has a profound impact on our planet. It is is inextricably linked to issues such as flooding, conflict...
Updated Chesar tool NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
ECHA's new Chesar version is designed to support the preparation of better chemical safety reports.New functionality includes:an exposure estimation tooltargeted risk assessment bolstered reporting re: releases to waste library of stan...
Climate change and the green growth agenda in the Pacific NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Most Pacific islands are experiencing impacts on community livelihoods, infrastructure, water supply, coastal and forest ecosystems, fisheries, agriculture, and human health. The consequences of sea level rise, sea temperature increases, ocean acidif...
Progress made in stopping decline of livestock genetic diversity NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
While many countries are taking action to halt the erosion of livestock genetic resources, crucial for food and agriculture, a substantial gap remains that needs to be urgently addressed. Reports from 80 countries on the progress made in implementing...
Welcome agreement to prevent biodiversity loss NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
The Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment of Cyprus and chair of the Environment Council of the EU, Mr Sofoclis Aletraris, and the Environment Commissioner of the EU, Mr Janez Potočnik, have welcomed the agreement achieved on th...
EU bioenergy policies increase carbon emissions NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Bioenergy made up over two thirds of the EU’s primary renewable energy production in 2009, according to Eurostat, and will account for more than half of EU states emissions reductions planned for 2020, according to their National Renewable Energy A...
"Creative" warmist scientists finally find a way to show that global warming increases violent conflicts NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Week, 18 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
"Global warming leads to wars and increasing violence" has been one the warmists' favorite propaganda claims already for years. The problem, though, is that this claim is not supported by serious studies. This is e.g. what Nils Petter Gledi...
"Climate Change and the GDP-led Growth Model" by Andrew Simms NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 20 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Watch Andrew Simms, Fellow at the New Economics Foundation (NEF) in London, discuss climate change and the flaws of the GDP-based growth model. This talk was recorded at the conference ‘From (un)economic growth to future well-being’ organ...
EU biofuels more beneficial to big industry than environment NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 32 Minutes ago
In the EU, the biofuels industry serves to enrich the large industrial groups more than the environment, according to a recent study published by the International Journal of Environment and Health. Because of the emphasis placed on first-generation...
EU:n kasvu- ja työllisyyssopimuksen täytäntöönpano NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Kesäkuun 2012 Eurooppa-neuvosto hyväksyi kasvu- ja työllisyyssopimuksen (EUCO 76/12 päätelmien kohta 1 sekä liite sivulta 7). Lokakuun Eurooppa-neuvosto (EUCO 156/12) kehotti (itseään?) ohjelman ripeään ja päättäväiseen toimeenpanoon:...
Greatest mass of sea ice ever in Antarctica leaves warmist "experts" almost speechless NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center last week confirmed that Antarctica is surrounded by the greatest mass of sea ice ever recorded there, 19.44 million square kilometres. And it is growing, although slowly. This of course...
Book Review: Why should sociology be interested in climate change? NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
This book explores the significance of human behaviour to understanding the causes and impacts of changing climates and to assessing varied ways of responding to these changes. So far the discipline that has represented and modelled such human behavi...
What’s Wrong with Putting a Price on Nature? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition The concept of pricing ecosystem services and allowing them to be bought and sold has gained wide acceptance among conservationists in recent years.   Excellent article in Yale’s Environment 360...
Breaking the Barriers to Zero Waste: The Role of the Community NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Join the UK Zero Waste Alliance to end waste through community action.   This conference will bring together people from across the UK to  understand how we can work together to change the way we think about “waste” and to … Continue read...
Interface N°80 - Octobre 2012 (Confrontations Europe) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
SOMMAIRE INTERFACE n°80 « Ne pas condamner précipitamment le biodiesel », Michel Cruciani, Université Paris-Dauphine  « Impact de l’accord de libre-échange UE/Corée sur le secteur automobile », Anne Macey, Con...
Revealed: Bristol's capital city competitors for the @EU_GreenCapital 2015 title NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The capital of the West Country, Bristol, will face competition from the capital cities of Brussels, Dublin and Ljubljana for the 2015 European Green Capital award as the list of eight applicant cities was revealed by the European Commission today.
Nouvelles lignes directrices sur la protection de la nature dans le secteur de la navigation intérieure NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
La Commission publie de nouvelles lignes directrices en matière de protection de la nature dans la navigation intérieure dans le but d’aider ce secteur important à appliquer la législation environnementale de l’UE. Ces lignes directrices,...
Donna Laframboise: " IPCC is filled with environmental activists" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Alarmist mainstream media continue to portrait the IPCC as a body made up of the world's top scientists and experts. Donna Lafromboise, the Toronto based investigative journalist, has found out that the reality looks somewhat different:So what did La...
REACH Review Report Status NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Arret!Word on the street is that environmental NGOs have accused the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) of leniency in enforcing the REACH regulation on chemical safety. Groups say incomplete dossiers and lack of transparency are undermining legis...
"It´s Green to Talk" - Young People demad Europe listen to their voices on climate change NEW
DARE Network 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
HUNDREDS of green teens are working with a London MEP to transform the way Europe deals with climate change.Green party member Jean Lambert is backing a special manifesto, written by young people from across Europe and Africa, to demand MEPs listen t...
9th Regional Briefing: Building Reslience to Climate Change and Greening the Economy in the Pacific NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the Embassy of Vanuatu and with the Pacific Group of Ambassadors, will organise the 9th regional Briefing on 'Building Resilience to Climate Change and Gr...
Kommissionen sender et stærkt signal om at fremme bæredygtige biobrændstoffer NEW
Europa 3.0 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Beskeden er klar: De dårlige biobrændstoffer skal ud af det europæiske marked til fordel for de gode – det vil sige brændstoffer, der er bæredygtige og giver en klar og positiv klimaeffekt.   af Anne Grete Holmsgaard, BioRefining Alliance...
La Comissió erra en no afrontar com cal l'impacte de la producció d'agrocarburants en el canvi climàtic NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Ahir mateix reflexionava, en aquest Bloc, de la necessitat de re-escalfar el debat climàtic per poder fer front a l’escalfament global. Casualment (bé, potser no del tot casual) la Comissió Europea ha presentat avui les sev...
When loyalty blocks climate action - Polish parliament pledges allegiance NEW
Bankwatch EU funds blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
The Polish government has a sad reputation for adopting unilateral, even obscure approaches when it comes to our country’s energy policy. What now came as a very disappointing surprise is that the Polish parliament joined the opportunistic chorus o...
The EU should mobilise an Alliance of the Willing against Climate Change NEW
Eberhard Rhein 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Between November 26th and December 7th the international community will again come together and discuss on what to do against climate change. It will be the 18th time since 1990 that the world will meet under the auspices of the UN Framework of Clima...
Video: Notes for a better Europe NEW
Bankwatch EU funds blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
European spending is often considered unnecessary, beaurocratic, and even damaging. We're the last ones to deny that in Bankwatch. Yet, we are convinced that EU spending - if it is done right - can truly serve the public interest by creating jobs, r...
Cal re-escalfar el debat climàtic per poder fer front a l'escalfament global NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 11 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Molta gent tenim la impressió que des de 2009 l’interès públic aquelles qüestions relacionades amb el canvi climàtic es troba clarament a la baixa. Abans de ‘Copenague’, per exemple, semblava com si...
An encounter with the skeptics NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 15 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Phew! I have actually started university. You may have noticed that it’s gone a bit quiet around this blow. I’ll do my best to keep posting. For my last lecture I had to deal with climate skeptics, which was a really … interesting...
If extreme weather becomes the norm, starvation awaits | George Monbiot NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
With forecasts currently based only on averages, food production may splutter out even sooner than we fearedI believe we might have made a mistake: a mistake whose consequences, if I am right, would be hard to overstate. I think the forecasts fo...
Application submitted: Bristol will compete for the 2015 European Green Capital title NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Following the Capital of the West County's great bid presentation and near success back in June for the status of European Green Capital 2014, the team behind the Bristol Green Capital Bid have been working hard to meet today’s 5pm deadline for ent...
What are the French and NGOs doing to slow Sustainable Palm Oil? NEW
Public Affairs 2.0 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
French retailers like Casino supermarket have been slapping “no palm oil” labels on bags of crisps and a proliferating list of other goods for some time. Egged on by NGOs, many French retailers have been taking palm oil out of products because of...
Obama's Department of the Interior is "forging ahead with several initiatives related to climate change and global warming" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
The Summit Voice reports that "Climate change may not be front and center in the current presidential campaign, but behind the scenes, the Obama administration has been forging ahead with several initiatives related to climate science and global warm...
La crise provoque une vague de démolitions navales NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Avec la crise économique le rythme des démolitions navales s'accélère. Une phénomène qui s'explique par une utilisation moindre des navires et le coût important des matières recyclées.
Schiffsschrott für Geldgeier NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Das Recycling von ausgedienten Tankern und Schiffskuttern ist langwierig und arbeitsaufwendig. Dementsprechend viel Geld springt dabei raus. Da sich Unternehmen in Krisenzeiten den Unterhalt von vielen Schiffen nicht mehr leisten können, werden imme...
The global financial crisis and the prospects for ‘Green Growth’ NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
“The global financial crisis offers a big opportunity for progressive politicians to reenergise the green agenda.” (Source: Policy Network) British energy expert Dieter Helm provides a good analysis of why EU climate policy has failed to make a d...
The association of Italian Zero Waste towns has been created NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
In a meeting celebrated in Capannori on October 13 representatives from 16 Italian regions agreed to formally constitute the Association of Italian Zero Waste Towns. Currently 107 towns in Italy alone have committed to move towards Zero Waste and pha...
Oportunitats futures per a la biodiversitat i el patrimoni natural al Fons Europeu de Desenvolupament Regional-FEDER NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Aquest estiu es van reunir al CTFC 70 persones representants de 50 organitzacions, administracions públiques locals i de la Generalitat de Catalunya, entitats ambientalistes, rurals, i del sector privat en el seminari sobre “Oportunitats futures p...
Badger ‘blood all over the countryside’ can be averted says Queen guitarist Brian May as he takes fight against badger cull pilots in the South West to Brussels NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Legendary Queen guitarist and animal welfare campaigner, Dr Brian May, was in Brussels today to continue his campaign against the proposed badgers culls in the region and met with regional MEPs Julie Girling and Sir Graham Watson. He also held meeti...
How bringing Rio+20 home makes sense in the midst of the crisis NEW
Staffan Nilsson's Comment | European Economic and Social Committ 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
As the Rio+20 outcome was not as ambitious as we Europeans would have wished, we want to keep up the momentum and motivate all EU actors and governments to take forward and practice sustainable development measures (economic, social and environmental...
The conference “The Power of the Mind” – Club of Rome celebrates 40 years since the first report on the state and future of the world NEW
Power&Politics Weblog 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
The National Bank of the Romania (BNR) and the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome(ARCOR) organize today,2 october 2012, the International Conference “The Power of the Mind” in which will be celebrated the 40th anniversary at the first repo...
Is climate change a euphemism for growth? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
"One question that stops conversations cold is, ‘What if our greatest societal challenge is not climate but growth?’ Climate change is really just an ambiguous term or understatement for the problem at the root of our energy productio...
Rapporto Ue sulla qualità dell'aria: maglia nera per l'Italia NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Ancora brutte notizie per l'Italia: dopo la bocciatura in quelle che sono state definite le Olimpiadi dell'immondizia – che ci hanno visto relegati al ventesimo posto – arriva anche la maglia nera per la qualità dell'aria. Secondo il rapporto pu...
The art of Zero Waste! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Waste and art have always gone hand in hand. It was the fantastic artist Leonardo Da Vinci who 500 years ago wrote “there is no such thing as waste” and he knew what he was talking about! Artists have long been using second-hand materials...
ERIKA: LEARNING THE LESSON NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Number of View: 112Almost 13 years ago, the Erika oil tanker sank off the coast of Brittany, causing a major environmental disaster. Last week, the French Cour de Cassation confirmed the civil liability of the certification company, the ship’s owne...
Dernier Briefing de Bruxelles sur le développement: Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire NEW
Brussels briefings 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Le dernier Briefing, intitulé «Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire : approches éprouvées et nouveaux investissements», s’est tenu le 27 Septembre, 2012, et a été organisé par le CTA en collaboration avec le prog...
Australia´s Queensland government shows how to deal with Greenpeace NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
The Queensland government in Australia shows how to deal with Greenpeace: "The Queensland government places no weight on any report that Greenpeace prepares.''They are scaremongers of the first order and never let the facts get in the way of the...
ABC New´s warmist climate change reporter: "I am not an advocate to try to stop global warming" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 14 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
ABC New´s veteran climate change reporter, warmist Bill Blakemore: "I’m not an advocate to try to stop global warming"!Judge yourself. Are these the views of a "fair and accurate" journalist?:"It’s warming. It’s caused by a huma...
Radical Simplicity and the Middle-Class – Exploring the Lifestyle Implications of a ‘Great Disruption’ NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition “How would the ordinary middle-class consumer – I should say middle-class citizen – deal with a lifestyle of radical simplicity? By radical simplicity I essentially mean a very low but bi...
Empleo verde, todo un mundo de posibilidades.... ¿Que modelo de país. Eurovegas o I+D+i y desarrollo verde? NEW
Espacio de Ideas 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
La ley de la gravedad es una de esas leyes inmutables, y el hombre a lo largo de la historia ha luchado por intentarla esquivar, pero ahí sigue, y cuanto más alto subes, a la que te relajas te despeñas irremediablemente. Eso es algo similar con el...
WeltRisikoBericht 2012 NEW
Title of theH.eimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ blog ... 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Der aktuelle WeltRisikoBericht führt uns plastisch vor Augen, dass Umweltzerstörungen im globalen Maßstab zunehmend auch zu einer direkten Gefahr für die Menschen werden. Denn wo Hänge entwaldet sind, wo schützende Riffe, Mangroven und Feuchtge...
Green Economy: an ecological contradiction or a governance challenge? NEW
Joan Marc Simon 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The on-going crisis is revealing the unsustainability of the economic debt-ridden practices of the last decades. High public and private debts combined with high unemployment and low economic activity have put the EU in the most difficult situation s...
European media have lost interest in international climate change conferences NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The European Union still pretends to be the global warming "superpower" at various UN sponsored climate change/global warming conferences, telling and, in the case of airlines, forcing other countries to conform with their "progressive" climate legis...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the EU’s chemicals legislation NEW
Public Affairs 2.0 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
It has been said, admittedly by me, that the REACH Regulation (EU chemicals law) is a lot like the Airbus A-380. The first time you saw it you stood in amazement at the sheer size of the thing and thought to yourself that there’s no way on God’s...
Alarmist "study": 1000 children a day are dying because of climate change NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Alarmists still seem to think that scaremongering is a winning strategy: Nearly 1,000 children a day are now dying because of climate change, according to a path-breaking study published Wednesday (PDF), and the annual death toll stands at 400,0...
El clima escalfa la crisi (i les respostes només arribaran si construim les sinergies necessàries) NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
La crisi climàtica és l’altra cara de la crisi econòmica. Dues cares, per tant, d'una mateixa moneda. Cal fer front a les dues amb mesures i accions que ens permetin corregir tota mena de desajustaments i, directament, canv...
Climate change is already damaging global economy, report finds NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Economic impact of global warming is costing the world more than $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% annually from global GDP… (Source: The Guardian) By 2030, the researchers estimate, the cost of climate change and air pollution combined will ri...
Florence Zero Waste Altermeeting: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and REDESIGN NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 7 Hours ago
The inclusion of the 4 R to the group of the old “big 3” is one of the main conclusions of the Zero Waste Altermeeting that took place in Florence from 15 to 17 September. Indeed, more than 60 speakers of the highest level (including academia...
Milieucommissie Europarlement waarschuwt voor schaliegas NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Eu-landen moeten voorzichtig omspringen met schaliegas totdat de risico's van schaliegasboringen ingeperkt zijn. Dat vindt de milieucommissie van het Europees Parlement. GroenLinks-Europarlementarier Bas Eickhout is tevreden dat de commissie zich uit...
Moratorium op olieboringen op de Noordpool NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 8 Hours ago
EU-lidstaten mogen geen vergunningen afgeven voor olieboringen in het Noordpoolgebied, aldus de milieucommissie van het Europees Parlement. Het Europees Parlement eist op initiatief van GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Bas Eickhout een moratorium op ol...
Sea levels rise by 3mm a year – new data NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Just a quick post to highlight some new data from the European Space Agency. Global sea levels have been rising by 3mm a year in the past 18 years, according to satellite data gathered by ESA and the French space agency CNES. In some areas, sea lev...
Landbouwsteun mag niet ten koste gaan van gezondheid of milieu NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Het is belangrijk om een gelijk speelveld te creëren waarin boeren duurzame ondernemers kunnen zijn. Boeren moeten een eerlijke prijs krijgen voor hun producten en dat mag niet ten koste gaan van het milieu. Dat is de inzet van GroenLinks-Europarlem...