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EU Buildings Climate Tracker – first edition: How can the EPBD close the rapidly growing decarbonisation gap ?

This event is an ideal opportunity to discover the new EU Buildings Climate Tracker and its results, to inform and to contex (...)

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EU Buildings Climate Tracker: methodology and introduction of building decarbonisation indicators and their results

The EU Buildings Climate Tracker is an index composed set of indicators. It is a response to the challenges around the colle (...)

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Could cargo bike deliveries help green e-commerce?

A worker on an electric cargo-bike ferries goods in Strasbourg, France. Frederick Florin/AFP As the world moves toward decarb (...)

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Slovenia takes a pivotal turn towards circularity

image source : depositphotos Slovenia has decided to actively combat climate change by transitioning its entire economy towar (...)

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Join the EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change!

There is still time to sign the Climate Mission charter and lead the way towards a climate-resilient future in Europe. About (...)

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Planning for Disaster: How Resilience Can Be Built into Design

The construction industry is looking for ways to adapt to the changing climate. Because of this, builders search for structur (...)

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Energy-Efficient Ways to Design for Comfort in Humid Climates

Steamy summer weather creates residential maintenance challenges. People struggle to ventilate their homes without increasing (...)

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ABC 21 project publishes reports and findings about bioclimatic and related topics

Buildings play a central role in a decarbonised & zero-emissions future. However, globalisation trends in building design (...)

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New forms of urban planning are emerging in Africa

Header photo : Singapore’s Surbana Jurong prepared master plan 2040 for the Rwandan capital, Kigali. GettyImages Sylvia (...)

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Press release: Public survey launches Valle dei Laghi activities in major EU climate-change project

Residents of Valle dei Laghi and wider Trentino-Alto Adige region have the opportunity to contribute to a major project that (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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New flood maps show US damage rising 26% in next 30 years due to climate change alone, and the inequity is stark

Coastal cities like Port Arthur, Texas, are at increasing risk from flooding during storms. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Olive (...)

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Implementing the Paris Agreement and reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout the life cycle of buildings: European public policies, tools and market initiatives

Being responsible for 38% of total global energy-related CO2 emissions, the built environment plays a vital role in deliverin (...)

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Without urgent action, these are the street trees unlikely to survive climate change

Shutterstock Renée M. Prokopavicius, Western Sydney University; David S. Ellsworth, Western Sydney University et Sebastian (...)

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Here's How to Design Climate Responsive Homes

  Nations everywhere are instituting carbon-neutrality goals. These goals involve allocating funding to green-minded infrastr (...)