News

18/02

With its “The Weaves” design project, Seoul is...

Keen to incorporate ecology and design at the heart of its urban fabric, the city of Seoul has initiated a vast plan to transform the banks of the Tancheon River. The aim is to restore nature to prime position in the city, without losing sight of the dynamism of human activity, which is constantly evolving in the metropolis.

13/02

Changing waste’s status at source to improve...

The city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment wants to change the categorization of solid waste to adapt to technological advances in recycling and incineration. And thus significantly reduce the volume of waste sent to landfill, which poses a real environmental and health threat.

12/02

Contending with marine intrusion in the Mekong...

Vietnam is being increasingly confronted with saltwater intrusion in the delta’s coastal provinces during the dry season (January to August). If sustainable water management solutions are not rapidly adopted, the situation is set to continue to worsen, affecting the availability of freshwater for irrigation and domestic use in what remains the country’s “rice basket.”

11/02

The war on marine plastic waste has begun in...

Aware of the urgency of the situation*, the Indonesian government is going to implement a policy as of 2020 aiming to limit single-use plastic with a view to reducing ocean plastic waste by 70% by 2025.

06/02

An explosion of fire alerts worldwide in the...

While statistics place Australia at the head of the top ten list of countries with the most fire alerts, other parts of the world have also been affected by large-scale fires (megafires): in California, Siberia, the Arctic, the Congo Basin and the Amazon forest, the number of fires rose by 41%* in the period from January to September 2019 alone (compared to 2018).

05/02

The global top ten countries driving the energy...

The Australian NGO The Climate Council* has updated its list of countries most active in terms of generating electricity from renewable sources. It sets out their achievements along with the commitments that have already been or will be made.

Agenda

13/15 April

ICFAE 2020

The sixth International...

News

18/02

With its “The Weaves” design project, Seoul is crafting its new urban fabric

Keen to incorporate ecology and design at the heart of its urban fabric, the city of Seoul has initiated a vast plan to transform the banks of the Tancheon River. The aim is to restore nature to prime position in the city, without losing sight of the dynamism of human activity, which is constantly evolving in the metropolis.

13/02

Changing waste’s status at source to improve its treatment: Ho Chi Minh City’s solution in Vietnam

The city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment wants to change the categorization of solid waste to adapt to technological advances in recycling and incineration. And thus significantly reduce the volume of waste sent to landfill, which poses a real environmental and health threat.

12/02

Contending with marine intrusion in the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is being increasingly confronted with saltwater intrusion in the delta’s coastal provinces during the dry season (January to August). If sustainable water management solutions are not rapidly adopted, the situation is set to continue to worsen, affecting the availability of freshwater for irrigation and domestic use in what remains the country’s “rice basket.”

11/02

The war on marine plastic waste has begun in Indonesia

Aware of the urgency of the situation*, the Indonesian government is going to implement a policy as of 2020 aiming to limit single-use plastic with a view to reducing ocean plastic waste by 70% by 2025.

06/02

An explosion of fire alerts worldwide in the past 20 years

While statistics place Australia at the head of the top ten list of countries with the most fire alerts, other parts of the world have also been affected by large-scale fires (megafires): in California, Siberia, the Arctic, the Congo Basin and the Amazon forest, the number of fires rose by 41%* in the period from January to September 2019 alone (compared to 2018).

05/02

The global top ten countries driving the energy transition

The Australian NGO The Climate Council* has updated its list of countries most active in terms of generating electricity from renewable sources. It sets out their achievements along with the commitments that have already been or will be made.

Agenda

13/15 April

ICFAE 2020

The sixth International Conference on Food and Agriculture Engineering (...

06/08 May

2020 ICEAI

Building a low-carbon society is the theme of the 10th International Congress on...

11/15 May

World Water Congress 2020

The World Water Council, steered by the International Water Resources Association (IWRA...

23/25 May

ICEMAT 2020

The second International Conference on Energy Management and Applications Technologies (...