Posts Tagged: Sustainability

On the occasion of World Water Day – a thought-provoking event in the European Parliament

Alexandra Thein, MEP from the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and Margarete Auken, MEP from the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance co-hosted the screening of a film: Our water, their water made by French film

On the occasion of World Water Day – a thought-provoking event in the European Parliament

Alexandra Thein, MEP from the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and Margarete Auken, MEP from the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance co-hosted the screening of a film: Our water, their water made by French film

Is there a Green Way Out of the Unemployment Problem?

Preparations are well underway for the next seven year EU budget, covering 2014 to 2020. This budget – the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) – has a lot of work to do. As well as tackling high unemployment rates across Europe,

Is there a Green Way Out of the Unemployment Problem?

Preparations are well underway for the next seven year EU budget, covering 2014 to 2020. This budget – the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) – has a lot of work to do. As well as tackling high unemployment rates across Europe,

Water Policy within resource efficiency: To be or not to be like the Danes?

The Danish Presidency of the European Union has begun. With it, it brings fresh ideas and approaches to push forward a green growth economy for Europe. Denmark itself already has a head start on the majority of EU countries, as it

Water Policy within resource efficiency: To be or not to be like the Danes?

The Danish Presidency of the European Union has begun. With it, it brings fresh ideas and approaches to push forward a green growth economy for Europe. Denmark itself already has a head start on the majority of EU countries, as it

Poll: European Union releases the 2050 Energy Roadmap

The EU has released the 2050 Energy Roadmap. This suggests five decarbonisation scenarios. Please tell us which of these you would like to see happening. You may select two answers.

Poll: European Union releases the 2050 Energy Roadmap

The EU has released the 2050 Energy Roadmap. This suggests five decarbonisation scenarios. Please tell us which of these you would like to see happening. You may select two answers.

Ignore the incessant, misleading bleating. Sustainable energy security isn’t a child’s game

I couldn’t help but think of Gene Wilder’s resigned Willy Wonka at the demise of Mike Teevee – “No. Stop. Come back.” – when reading a recent Comment concerning sustainable energy security. While single energy-market proponents are hellbent on securing

Ignore the incessant, misleading bleating. Sustainable energy security isn’t a child’s game

I couldn’t help but think of Gene Wilder’s resigned Willy Wonka at the demise of Mike Teevee – “No. Stop. Come back.” – when reading a recent Comment concerning sustainable energy security. While single energy-market proponents are hellbent on securing

Cyprus: struggling along, or about to hit the gas?

Cyprus has had a difficult history over the last century, a legacy it has carried into this one. However, its recent natural gas find in the Levant basin throws potential good fortune into a much suffering economy. Unfortunately for Cyprus,

Cyprus: struggling along, or about to hit the gas?

Cyprus has had a difficult history over the last century, a legacy it has carried into this one. However, its recent natural gas find in the Levant basin throws potential good fortune into a much suffering economy. Unfortunately for Cyprus,

Slower than certainly possible: developments in Energy Roadmap and Energy Efficiency Directive

A low carbon society is achievable. This was the message given many times over at coinciding workshops of the European Environmental and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC), and the Coalition of Energy Savings on 4 October 2011. Not only can

Slower than certainly possible: developments in Energy Roadmap and Energy Efficiency Directive

A low carbon society is achievable. This was the message given many times over at coinciding workshops of the European Environmental and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC), and the Coalition of Energy Savings on 4 October 2011. Not only can

The Future of Europe’s Energy Infrastructure: Permits, Grids, Renewables, Nuclear

Energy infrastructure is a fundamental requirement for the production and supply of energy, which is the linchpin of our economies and societies. But with increasing demand, the necessity of reducing greenhouse gasses, falling reserves of traditional forms of fuel, price

The Future of Europe’s Energy Infrastructure: Permits, Grids, Renewables, Nuclear

Energy infrastructure is a fundamental requirement for the production and supply of energy, which is the linchpin of our economies and societies. But with increasing demand, the necessity of reducing greenhouse gasses, falling reserves of traditional forms of fuel, price

ICT for a global sustainable future? The PARADISO Project

The PARADISO initiative was launched in 1997 by Sigma Orionis and the Club of Rome with the aim of exploring how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-based solutions can enable a transition towards a more sustainable future. The name PARADISO is

ICT for a global sustainable future? The PARADISO Project

The PARADISO initiative was launched in 1997 by Sigma Orionis and the Club of Rome with the aim of exploring how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-based solutions can enable a transition towards a more sustainable future. The name PARADISO is

New Discussion Paper: Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability

QCEA has just published a discussion paper which examines the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth. “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability” is intended to stimulate discussion and debate on how our economic system relates  to the

New Discussion Paper: Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability

QCEA has just published a discussion paper which examines the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth. “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability” is intended to stimulate discussion and debate on how our economic system relates  to the