Sustainable Development

Energy 17-10-2016

Sunlight at the end of the tunnel?

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Europe is the most solarised region in the world, but deployment of technology needs to be stepped up if the bloc is to meet its climate commitments.

Energy 12-09-2016

Transition to green economy

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The transition to a green economy requires nothing short of a revolution, transforming society from a culture based on extraction and consumption into one based on sustainability and low carbon energy, transport and agriculture.

Energy 13-06-2016

Consumers, regulators and energy efficiency in buildings

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Saving energy consumption in buildings will play a key part in Europe’s transition to a clean, secure and efficient energy system.

Agrifood 18-04-2016

Sustainable farming

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Policymakers agree that agriculture will play a crucial role in addressing the planet’s most pressing challenges – whether on food production, health or the preservation of the environment. But transforming the dominant agricultural model could be the greatest challenge of all.

18-04-2016

Can Energy Union build healthier homes?

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The EU’s Energy Union strategy has the twin goals of fighting climate change and boosting energy security but could it also build healthier homes for European citizens, 80 million of which live in damp and leaky buildings.

18-11-2015

Sustainable construction

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Europe’s construction industry can provide part of the answer to many of the European Union’s economic and environmental concerns.

Agrifood 16-11-2015

Climate change and the food chain

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The European food and drink industry can boast a healthy track record in reducing its carbon footprint ahead of the COP21 conference, which opens in Paris later this month.

Agrifood 19-10-2015

Innovation – Feeding the world

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The world population is increasing and the new Common Agricultural Policy should adjust to future nutritional needs.

15-06-2015

Le Bourget 2015

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This week, EURACTIV reports from the 2015 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget on the latest policy developments and technology innovations in the aviation sector.

Development Policy 08-06-2015

Towards sustainable development goals

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EURACTIV reports on the process, commitments and expectations towards new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are expected to be adopted globally in September by all UN member states.