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Long-Term Renovation Strategies not on track to deliver climate-neutrality by 2050, indicating need for full revision of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

A new report launched by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) finds that EU Member States continue to underplay (...)

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Climathon 2020: Citizens across the globe are eager to contribute to a post-COVID sustainable recovery

Over 4,500 citizens from around the world will join forces and take action this week-end as part of EIT Climate-KIC’s Climath (...)

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The European Renovation Wave: From Words to Action

The building sector, as it stands today, is a major contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union. (...)

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Passivhaus for Educational Buildings: Universities

The third in a four-part mini-series of interactive online events for local authorities, educational institutions and others (...)

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Press release: BPIE publishes Action Plan to support economic recovery and launch a renovation wave for Europe’s buildings

BPIE – The Buildings Performance Institute Europe, has released its latest publication, “An Action Plan for the renovation (...)

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RICS supports Construction 2050 - A New vision for the European Construction sector

As part of the European Construction Forum, RICS and other leaders representing the European construction industry call for (...)

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New briefing from BPIE: Policy Innovation for Building Renovation – How can policy innovation scale up the decarbonisation of the building stock in Europe?

A policy innovation for building renovation is a new policy, regulation, support scheme, programme or service that intends (...)

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Low-carbon energy finance: new insights for modelers and policy makers

While many studies analyse the innovation, diffusion, and cost developments of low-carbon energy technologies, little resea (...)

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PUBLENEF Final Conference

A new Energy Efficiency Directive has been agreed upon and Europeans now have their new target: 32,5% for 2030. Public author (...)

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Australian PM to reject climate policy after challenge to leadership

Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has dropped the proposal to decrease greenhouse gas emissions after facing a (...)

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Introducing the Innovation Review

EIT Climate-KIC this week launches Innovation Review — a new content concept that replaces  the Daily Planet, our previous (...)

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EU carbon emissions rise in sign of challenge ahead

The European Union’s total carbon emissions from fossil fuels rose last year by 1.8 percent, highlighting the challenge the (...)

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EU Parliament approves new measures to create a circular economy

The EU has taken a significant step towards fundamentally changing the way its economy works, shifting towards principles (...)

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Insight into Construction in Estonia by the European Construction Sector Observatory

The Estonian construction sector has gone through a boom and bust cycle due to the global economic crisis, followed by a (...)

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Insight into Construction in Finland by the European Construction Sector Observatory

The Finnish construction sector was not as affected by the economic crisis as other European countries; however, its performa (...)