resource efficiency, Eco-innovations
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 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:Event No. 3 of the ESRC Research Seminar Series ─ The Governance of Eco-City Innovation, will be held on Friday, 10 February, 2012, at the University of Westminster, London on the topic: "Eco-city politics: national policy, local leadership, public accountability". Early career researchers and practitioners are invited to submit abstracts.
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.
Excerpt:EEA has carried out a survey on approaches to resource efficiency in Europe. A total of 31 countries from across Europe responded to the survey. The results of this survey have been published in the EEA report no. 5/2011 "Resource efficiency in Europe - Policies and approaches in 31 EEA member and cooperating countries". ...