UN World Oceans Day 2015 Celebration

In honour of the United Nations World Oceans Day, celebrated each year on 8 June, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) will organize a full day dedicated to the ocean and its link to the climate system. This event will lead up to the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21). …

EIB Climate Action Review

Fighting climate change is one of the most urgent challenges of this century. The EIB recognized this challenge and is consistently supporting low-carbon and climate resilient growth in Europe and around the world. Over the last six years the EIB has invested more than €107bn into climate action projects which …

Green Infrastructure: a European success story

Green Infrastructure offers an answer to kick-starting the economy Member states should use Juncker’s €315bn investment plan for green projects On 5 May 2015, the European Economic and Social Committee together with the European Committee of the Regions hosted “Green Infrastructure: a European success story” – an event co-organized by …

Where’s the Bioeconomy? Update your knowledge

“The Bioeconomy isn’t just something for the future, it is already part of our lives” Strasbourg, 10 March 2015: Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen in charge of Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness attended the kick-off meeting of the “Bioeconomy” working group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and …