News

09/07

Widespread mobilization to save Lake Victoria...

The Kenyan authorities are organizing a clean-up campaign to reduce the volume of solid waste strewn along the shores of Africa’s largest freshwater lake. This mobilization supports a vast international sanitation program for the region, launched in February 2020.

02/07

Covid-19: a threat to climate action

While the Covid-19 crisis may prove conducive to a drop in global carbon emissions in 2020, having triggered one of the most striking collapses in oil prices in the past 30 years, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), several international actors and observers are concerned about the threat that it could pose to long-term climate action.

25/06

The meteoric ascent of green bonds

Green bonds — both socially responsible and sustainable — are set to continue their rise in 2020, growing 24% to reach 400 billion dollars*. The pace of issuance is exceeding expectations, boosted by high demand from sustainability-conscious investors. All the same, the idea of green bonds remains a fluid concept and to date there are no restrictive rules specific to this market…

24/06

The largest banks are gradually renouncing oil...

After Goldman Sachs last December and JP Morgan Chase in February, it’s the turn of the Swiss bank UBS to announce in early March the withdrawal of its investment in offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska.

23/06

Smart urban solutions for resilient cities

SMURBS, a European Union program steered by Greece, has developed 32 applications to date in the fields of air quality, regional resilience, and urban growth. All these solutions will be available by 2021.

Agenda

10/11 September

ICEU 2020

Ecological urbanism is a...

News

09/07

Widespread mobilization to save Lake Victoria in Kenya

The Kenyan authorities are organizing a clean-up campaign to reduce the volume of solid waste strewn along the shores of Africa’s largest freshwater lake. This mobilization supports a vast international sanitation program for the region, launched in February 2020.

02/07

Covid-19: a threat to climate action

While the Covid-19 crisis may prove conducive to a drop in global carbon emissions in 2020, having triggered one of the most striking collapses in oil prices in the past 30 years, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), several international actors and observers are concerned about the threat that it could pose to long-term climate action.

25/06

The meteoric ascent of green bonds

Green bonds — both socially responsible and sustainable — are set to continue their rise in 2020, growing 24% to reach 400 billion dollars*. The pace of issuance is exceeding expectations, boosted by high demand from sustainability-conscious investors. All the same, the idea of green bonds remains a fluid concept and to date there are no restrictive rules specific to this market…

23/06

Smart urban solutions for resilient cities

SMURBS, a European Union program steered by Greece, has developed 32 applications to date in the fields of air quality, regional resilience, and urban growth. All these solutions will be available by 2021.

Agenda

18/20 July

IRESE 2020

The International Conference on Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering (...

10/11 September

ICEU 2020

Ecological urbanism is a recent science that looks to reconcile cities and nature. Over...