- IA Topic : resource efficiency
Excerpt:The 2nd International Conference in Aarhus, Denmark "Science for the Environment Conference" will take place from 3-4 October, 2013. The conference aims to identify knowledge gaps for the Climate Action and Resource Efficiency Challenge in Horizon 2020.
Excerpt:The first report of the EU’s high level panel, the Resource Efficiency Platform, has called for ambitious targets on decoupling economic growth from resource use to be set 'as soon as possible'.The report, published in June, proposes that indicators to measure progress should focus on water, land and ‘material productivity’, measured by GDP relativ
Excerpt:The EU has launched a European Innovation Partnership (EIP) to help secure raw material supplies. The Innovation Partnership brings together, among others, EU countries, companies, researchers and NGOs to promote innovative solutions to Europe's raw materials challenge.
Excerpt:In 2010, the EAA had welcomed the EU Commission’s flagship initiative of the Europe 2020 strategy, but expresses now its concerns that adequate framework conditions to maintain the industry’s competitive position at the global level are still missing. In order to meet this goal, they propose a number of concrete actions. ...
Excerpt:On 5 June 2012, Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik launched the European Resource Efficiency Platform to provide high-level guidance and advice on policy measures designed to transform the European economy towards a more sustainable growth path.
Excerpt:The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam is dedicated to integrated, trans-disciplinary and international research on energy policy, climate change, earth system science and social sustainability. They will shortly appoint a Researcher for a project on resource efficiency and sustainable use of mobile telephones. ...
Excerpt:LIAISE partner FUB leads a consortium in a 3 year´s project on “resource policy”, commissioned by the Federal Environmental Agency. A consortium with six renowned partners was formed. In the course of the project, several impact assessments will be conducted.
Excerpt:Adelphi is looking for a project manager for resource efficiency as soon as possible. Working place will be Berlin.