Extreme decentralisation of water production: environmentally sustainable and economically feasible?
Issue 590: Water from ‘off-grid’ supply and treatment systems for individual buildings may be cheaper to supply than water from conventional systems, new research suggests.
Using blue-green infrastructure in cities increases regional habitat connectivity and benefits biodiversity
Issue 589: Global urbanisation is increasing and negatively impacting on the quality, connectivity and ecosystem functioning of natural spaces.
Freshwater ecosystems in urban areas face a variety of pressures and are often significantly degraded.
Reusing materials from existing buildings (or ‘urban mining’) has been proposed as a means to reduce demolition waste, raw material consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. This study models the opportunities for urban mining in the Netherlands under practical constraints, up to the year 2050.
The Commission announced today the finalists for the European Green City Awards.
Two Green City Accord signatories, Tampere (Finland) and Valongo (Portugal) were crowned winners at the recent EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK awards ceremony in Brussels.
Join the European Commission and mayors from across Europe to celebrate more than 50 cities commitment to ambitious environmental protection goals.
The European Commission’s Green City Accord has hit a milestone number of cities willing to adopt even more ambitious environmental protection targets
Thirteen European cities have signed the Green City Accord
The Green City Accord is a movement of European cities committed to safeguarding the environment.