Under the auspices of the POCACITO project and the ELEEP program, Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council convened a workshop on post-carbon cities and the reimagining of urban spaces in Washington, DC. A group of experts working on different aspects of urban design and sustainability were gathered to discuss current urban trends in the US and the EU (as well...Read more
Mainstreaming of climate change in different policy areas is a priority for the European Union (EU), reflected in the requirement that 20% of EU funds in the 2014 to 2020 programming period should be climate related. Different EU funds need to mainstream climate actions, including the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development can support climate change mitigation and adaptation in agriculture and land management through funding of targeted activities under Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).
This project, lead by Ecologic Institute, aimsRead more
As part of the Biofresh project, the Symposium "Water Lives: scientific horizons for biodiversity and water policy" took place from 29 to 30 January 2014 in Brussels. The Symposium brought together policy makers and stakeholders from the water, energy and conservation sector, NGOs, the scientific community, and selected experts to discuss challenges in the implementation of the 2020 Biodiversity strategy and the EU Water Framework Directive. Ecologic Institute was substantially involved in the programme development and Timo Kaphengst, Senior Fellow, moderated a science-policyRead more
The RADOST project ("Regional Adaptation Strategies for the German Baltic Sea Coast") has intensely dealt with climate change, its consequences, and adaptation possibilities for the Baltic Sea coast over the last for and a half years. The final conference will take place in the Rostock City Hall from 1 to 2 April 2014, before the project ends this year.
During the...Read more
Following the publications of the EU Commission's package on the new 2030 framework on climate and energy policies in late January 2014, this high-level expert conference will feature the work undertaken so far under the CECILIA2050 project and take it to an expert policy audience for feedback and debate.
The conference will take place on 6 March 2014 in Brussels. ...Read more