Tag Archive: Environment

Sep 19

Third EEA report on bioeconomy

The report The circular economy and the bioeconomy — Partners in sustainability was issued by EEA at the end of August 2018. It addresses circularity aspects of bio-based products and the sustainable use of renewable natural resources, and shows the strong links between the two policy agendas, such as in objectives and areas of intervention, …

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Sep 14

Circular Economy among the top priorities of the European Union

Discover the legally binding goals and deadlines of the ambitious recycling and landfilling targets for the EU set out in the new circular economy package. Circular economy and waste reduction | News | European Parliament Circular economy and waste reduction | News | European Parliament Find out what the European Parliament is doing to ensure …

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May 02

TTIP Leaks

Greenpeace unveils confindential TTIP papers demonstrating the fierce US position against the interest of citizens and the environment. And for a view on the danger on European interests, see this article by Tavolo Majella.

Jan 22

Europe: Horizon 2020 Calls for SMEs’ Innovation

Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps The aim of the call is to facilitate the interaction of potential investors with innovative SMEs and small midcaps participating in FP7 or Horizon 2020, together with preparing firms and entrepreneurs to negotiate more effectively with such investors. In a complementary manner, investors will be trained to better …

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Jan 12

Finite resources in a finite World

Gail Tverberg tries to answer why a finite World may be a problem… read more about the economic implications of finite resources.

Mar 12

First gas extraction from methane hydrate

A Japanese energy explorer said on Tuesday it extracted gas from offshore methane hydrate deposits for the first time in the world, as part of an attempt to achieve commercial production within six years. (Reuters) Methan hydrate is an interesting source of energy, due to its high energy density: one cubic meter of combustible ice …

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Oct 18

Europe: calls

Environment Financial support for New Knowledge for an integrated management of human activities in the sea. Open call for proposals PP/ENV/SEA 2012  in the framework of the Pilot Project “New Knowledge for an integrated management of human activities in the sea”. Finance available: EUR 2.000.000. Deadline for applications: 19 December 2012, 17:00 hrs (Brussels time) …

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