PEF, the Product Environmental Footprint is a multi-criteria measure of the environmental performance of a good or service throughout its life cycle.
PEF is the European standard to reduce the footprint of materials and services. Read More
Storming Water costs lives and a lot of money. Last winter, more than 15,000 homes and businesses in just eight council areas in the USA were flooded, a survey has revealed.
In October, the US President has declared a federal disaster for storming water and floods that struck 8 countries during late August 2016
The research for the Local Government Association found that councils were still helping flood-hit homes recover.
Councils are encouraging people to check if they are at risk of flooding this year, to sign up to flood warnings and make sure their homes are prepared. Read More
A giant bus that drive over cars to save space? Youzhou Song presented this futuristic concept. China will build some huge buses that will allow smaller cars to pass by under them in order to relief urban traffic.
It’s biggest advantages are: saving space and car emissions. This transport concept drives on electricity and solar power. Read More
But all the agreements need the support of businesses and industries. So: What can your business or industry do to reduce your carbon footprint? Read More
Just ahead of the major negotiations on an intended climate accord, the G7 reached an agreement on rising temperatures with maximum 2 degrees Celsius, compared with 1990!
A great advantage for Industries, cities, citizens and politics to start emission reductions pledges.
The aim is to continue to strengthen momentum ahead of the climate conference scheduled for Paris in December this year.
The next years billions of euros will be spent on waterworks which will make the Netherlands climate proof.
Investments that are not confined to the increase of one dike, but also focus on a regional approach.
An approach that encourages cooperation, and shines the light on the specialized knowledge from the Dutch. Read More
Climate change and impervious surfaces enlarge problems of dehydration in many cities.
A lot of cities have surfaces that almost not let rainfall through and threaten the amount of drinking water for millions. What can cities do to develop a ‘green infrastructure’? Read More