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22 May 2014, 17:09 CET
Showing blog entries tagged as: Environment

Expert comment on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU

Posted by Warwick Business School at 06 September 2017, 23:42 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Consumer

Frederik Dahlmann, of Warwick Business School, Assistant Professor of Global Energy, a researcher into the low carbon economy, comments on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU.

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Turning the Paris agreement on climate change into action

Posted by Nick Prag at 21 April 2016, 19:35 CET |
Filed under: Environment

Following the signing of the Paris agreement on climate change in New York Friday, the hard work begins to ratify and implement it in the EU's 28 Member States.

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Towards a Circular Economy

Posted by Nick Prag at 03 December 2015, 19:20 CET |
Filed under: Environment

While the world's leaders and environmental experts in Paris grapple with trying to agree a global deal on climate change, the European Commission this week set out new proposals for a 'circular economy' which have the potential to fundamentally change the way we live and do business.

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VW scandal exposes need for reform

VW scandal exposes need for reform

Posted by Nick Prag at 24 September 2015, 22:35 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Cars

The European Commission this week urged Member States to look into whether vehicles comply with European pollution rules, following the shock revelations that Volkswagen cheated in emission tests on its diesel cars in America.

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New deal for energy consumers

Posted by Nick Prag at 16 July 2015, 17:50 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Consumer

Apart from Greece, a better deal for energy consumers was the theme of the week, as the Commission presented proposals aimed at delivering a new deal for energy consumers. These included a redesign of the European electricity market, updating energy efficiency labelling, and revising the EU Emissions Trading System.

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An Urban Agenda for Europe

Posted by Nick Prag at 04 June 2015, 17:00 CET |

Europe's cities are the engines of its economy, providing jobs and services, and they serve as hubs that catalyse creativity and innovation. Almost 70% of the EU population now live in urban areas. However, they are also home to some of our greatest challenges: economic, social, environmental and demographic, which are often interrelated.

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Italy off to green start

Posted by Nick Prag at 03 July 2014, 18:55 CET |
Filed under: Environment

As Italy took over at the helm of the EU on 1 July, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi picked out growth as the main objective of his country's six-month stint as EU president.

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Making Europe's cities sustainable

Posted by Nick Prag at 28 November 2013, 15:40 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Transport

Cities the world over are grappling with the same challenges - how to continue to grow as hubs of economic activity and innovation, and, at the same time, to become cleaner and healthier to live in, while using less energy.

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