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Dec 20 2011 - 00:00
The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to reform public procurement on 20 December 2011. The aim is to modernise existing rules and help public bodies use public...
Dec 15 2011 - 00:00
On 15 December 2011, the European Commission adopted the Communication "Energy Roadmap 2050". The EU is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 80-95% below 1990 levels...
Nov 17 2011 - 11:03
Air quality in Europe has improved between 1990 and 2009, as emissions of most pollutants have fallen, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). But...
Nov 10 2011 - 00:00
On 9 and 10 November in Brussels, the Building Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) launched two reports related to the energy performance of buildings across Europe. Dana Popp,...
Nov 9 2011 - 00:00
On 9 November 2011, Ecologic Institute organised an international workshop on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety....
Oct 27 2011 - 23:00
In the IEE-funedd project “Policy development for improving RES-H/C penetration in European Member States (RES–H Policy)” Oeko-Institut analysed – together with nine research...
Oct 19 2011 - 23:00
On 20-21 October 2011, ESTIF (European Solar Thermal Industry Federation) and ENERPLAN (French Trade Association for Solar Energy) with the support of ADEME (French Environment...
Oct 17 2011 - 23:00
On 18 October, EHPA (the European Heat Pump Association) presented the latest edition of its annual market report, in a joint event together with the Polish Heat Pump Association...
Oct 16 2011 - 23:00
The launch of "Generation Awake. Your choices make a world of difference!" an EU campaign designed to encourage consumers to make resource efficiency habit, took place on 17...
Oct 12 2011 - 23:00
Prioritising a crackdown on fraud, granting NGOs and small firms, exemptions and reducing rates for "green" products are some of the key proposals in a resolution, passed on 13...
Oct 12 2011 - 12:41
Resource efficiency is a policy priority for Europe. However, across the region there are many different approaches to ‘doing more with less’, as shown by a survey of countries’...
Oct 10 2011 - 23:00
On 11 October 2011, EuroACE (the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings) together with several partner organisations launched the “Renovate Europe”...
Oct 6 2011 - 23:00
Europe's emissions reversed direction in 2010, rising by 2.4% from the previous year, according to preliminary data released on 7 October by the European Environment Agency (EEA...
Oct 5 2011 - 23:00
The MEP leading the European Parliament debate on the draft energy efficiency directive (EED) tabled in June has insisted that the future law should set binding national energy...
Oct 3 2011 - 23:00
EU Member States should be obliged to collect and recycle more discarded fridges, phones and other e-waste, said the Environment Committee on 4 October. MEPs want to make it...