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.
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.