Rolling-out Integrated Smart Cities and Communities’ Solutions

Highlighting 200 examples of smart cities and communities’ solutions in Europe, the EC Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER) commissioned a study to contribute to the knowledge base of the European Innovation Partnerships (EIP). The [...]

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The Economic Value of Green Infrastructure

Researchers have found a way to place value on green infrastructure. Green infrastructure is difficult to define, but a network of open space, parks, and trees that enhance [...]

December 13, 2016|

Cycling-Friendly Policies Provide Return on Investment

Cycling-friendly policies are shown to have a positive financial return on investment, according to a New Zealand case study. Cycling-friendly policies include constructing segregated cycling lanes and combining them [...]

December 13, 2016|

Council Tackles Air Pollution

On December 8th, Council adopted a new directive designed to combat the health risks and environmental impacts of air pollution. Five pollutants are included and for each year, from [...]

December 13, 2016|

Name Change for PSG

The Permanent Study Group on Food Security was re-named the “PSG on Sustainable Food Systems”. The organization seeks to address sustainable food production and ensure the security of food supply. It contributes in these areas [...]

December 13, 2016|

Sustainability and Your Diet

This study sought to answer the question of whether food production efficiency can meet global needs and is sustainable. Researchers have concluded that the gains in the production efficiency of agriculture [...]

December 13, 2016|