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Combating Pollution to Lower the Child Mortality

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1 in 4 deaths of children under the age of 5 are due to environmental risks. The most common causes of childhood death (diarrhea, malaria, and [...]

EU ETS Proposal to Decrease Greenhouse Emissions

The EU’s emission trading scheme (EU ETS) was launched in 2005 to promote the reduction of greenhouse gases. This was done through setting a cap on the volume of gases emitted, to decrease over time, [...]

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Innovation to Allay Food Security Concerns

A report released by the FAO on February 22, 2017, warned that current trends regarding food production and consumption are not sustainable. Production has increased over the last 30 years, but this increased level of [...]

March 28, 2017|Tags: , , , |

(Update: Winners Announced) Finalist for city sustainability awards

Congratulations to the winners: Malmo for winning the 2016 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK award for their work promoting active transport and Brussels for winning the 5th SUMP for their work with urban freight! The top [...]

March 9, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Towards a Sustainable Future

Sustainability should be integrated as a leitmotif and goal of every policy formulated and implemented. The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals is a step towards this necessary focus, which will work towards finding [...]

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Looking to invest? Consider sustainable transport.

The Evidence project supports the implementation of sustainable urban mobility plans (SUMPs) because of their positive health and environmental effects. Their research aimed to support investment into SUMPs by compiling Evidence [...]

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