CO2

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Built Environment: measuring climate change impact

  One of the main reasons for global warming is the sustained increase of CO2 emissions, trapping heat and warming up the (...)

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210 European Mayors Demand EU Emissions Peak by 2020, Halve by 2030 and Reach Net-Zero by 2050

(07 May 2019) — Mayors and leaders of 210 cities across Europe, representing 62 million citizens have today urged the Europea (...)

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When citizen engagement makes the difference

Involving citizens is the biggest challenge to finalise large-scale energy efficiency works in neighbourhoods. An emblematic (...)

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How vehicle tracking can help your business achieve sustainability

Regardless of the marketplace a business operates in, or the size of the organisation, sustainability practices are becoming (...)

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A social tool for evaluating the environmental impact of residential buildings

For the first time, an open-source computing tool can, simply and intuitively, calculate the CO2 emissions in each phase (...)

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The trees in our cities can store as much carbon as rainforests

The trees which line city streets are playing a much greater environmental role than we might expect. Researchers have found (...)

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First European trial for innovative carbon capture project

A former coal plant in the north of England will become the test site for a new way to remove carbon dioxide from electricity (...)

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Apply now for the [email protected] competition!

Fostering energy conservation, renewable energy and resource efficiency is key to a sustainable future. [email protected] is a new compe (...)

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Innovative study on the life cycle analysis of construction materials

The OERCO2 project aims at creating an Open Educational Resource (OERCO2) that unifies the calculations of CO2 emissions (...)

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Homes storing CO2, just like trees

Houses built with bio-based materials, such as timber, straw and hemp, act as CO2 banks. Experts explain how citizens can (...)