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[avniR] conference - circular economy: innovate with life cycle thinking

[avniR] Platform has the pleasure to announce that the 8th edition of the international [avniR] Conference will take place (...)

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Macron calls for price on carbon to combat climate change

French President Emmanuel Macron told a sustainable finance conference on Thursday that Europe needs to set a minimum price (...)

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The Concept of the Individual Building Renovation Roadmap

Roughly 97% of the European Union (EU)’s building stock is not considered energy efficient, and 75 to 85% of it will still (...)

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ARENE biomethane video in Meaux is now available with English subtitles

The ARENE has been involved for many years in the development of the regional biogas sector and has a concrete role in suppor (...)

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European countries lead new rankings in sustainable tourism

A new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit has highlighted the performance of ten countries in promoting sustainable (...)

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Solutions firm CVC France Air joins the BIM objects platform BIM&CO

Through the offer "BIM & CO for Manufacturers", France Air and BIM&CO have collaborated closely to design and deliver high (...)

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France and China to study ocean-based climate change

The space agencies of France and China have joined forces to put a new satellite into orbit to improve the prediction of (...)

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BPIE policy factsheet: Attracting investment in building renovation

Achieving a decarbonised building stock by 2050 will require renovation at a faster pace and considerable investment, estimat (...)

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France pledges to increase climate action commitments

France has vowed to go beyond its initial international commitments under the Paris Agreement, and will launch a new initiati (...)

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The Most Energy-Efficient Country on Earth?

Who are the global leaders when it comes to energy efficiency regulations? According to the American Council for an Energy (...)

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Energy back in local hands

Some examples in Europe show that cities running their own energy company can lower the energy bill for citizens Across Europ (...)

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Smart Building winner of the #GBCSAwards 2016: Agua (France)

Designed entirely for the well-being of the GA Group’s teams, this exemplary and innovative building shows actual energy (...)

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Sustainable Construction Grand Prize winner of the #GBCSAwards 2016: Mauges Public Highschool (France)

The Mauges Public High School is born from a 50-year fight by local activists for secular education in the Mauges region (...)

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Smart City winner of the #GBCSAwards 2016: Fort d'Issy (France)

Built on the site of a 19th century fortress demilitarized in 2009, the Fort d’Issy ecodistrict is 12 hectares large and (...)