Archive for 'Europe'

News round-up: fishing policy, climate change, Green Deal, biomass »

Sustainable development news from government: new Common Fishing Policy; UK responds to EU on climate change; more Green Deal cashback available; Ed Davey opens biomass generator at Drax.

News round-up: fish discards, agroforestry, endangered species, Environment Agency, Natural England »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: fish discards ban agreed, award for agroforestry project, new endangered species campaign, stakeholder views on Environment Agency and Natural England review.

Manifesto for a Resource-Efficient Europe »

The European Resource Efficiency Platform has published a manifesto calling on business, labour and civil society leaders to support resource efficiency and the transformation to a circular economy and society.

A world you like; with a climate you like »

As the European Environment Agency reports falls in EU emissions of greenhouse gases, with the largest absolute fall in the UK, a new campaign aims to demonstrate how climate action can increase welfare and bring economic benefits.

Publications round-up: shipping emissions, cities and climate; EU environmental policy, design and consumerism »

The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: policy and mitigation of CO2 from shipping; cities and climate impacts; environmental policy in the EU; architecture and design versus consumerism.

Turning the tide: how the EU is using water to save lives and feed the population »

Marking World Water Week, running from the 26 to 31 August, Europe's Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs issued a statement on the EU's commitment to water and sanitation projects, for drinking, hygiene and food production.

News round-up: biodiversity indicators, fish, green genius, African farming, resource scarcity, renewables… »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: new biodiversity indicators; reforming fishing policy; award for office; search for Green Genius; technology for African farming; Green Capital, green growth, renewables.

News round-up: ecosystems network, health and social care, local authorities, green growth indicators, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Ecosystems Knowledge Network, sustainable health briefing, local action on climate change, indicators for green growth, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week.

Resources round-up: climate factsheets, green procurement, policy database, wellbeing evidence, standards »

The SDRN highlights new online resources: climate factsheets for communicators; European uptake of green public procurement; database of policies and measures; wellbeing evidence for policy; standards for change?

European consultation on sustainable consumption and production »

The European Commission has announced a consultation on the possible introduction of EU-wide measures related to sustainable consumption and production, open to citizens, organisations and public authorities.