EU Green Week 2021: zero pollution ambition

Pollution accelerates climate change and affects not only the environment but also our daily lives by causing physical and mental health problems. It is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss. 

The EU Action Plan toward a Zero Pollution Ambition is part of the European Green Deal. It will encourage better monitoring, reporting, preventing and remeding pollution from air, water, soil and consumer products but also support post COVID-19 green recovery. To promote this Plan, the EU Green Week that will take place from 31 May to 4 June 2021 will be dedicated to EU’s path to zero pollution ambition. Stakeholders and interested citizens will be invited to engage in discussions on how we can reach a toxic-free environment.


Are you interested in organising an event between 3 May and 31 June 2021? Do not hesitate and become an EU Green Week partner event! Events can explore a wide range of questions, including: how does pollution affect our health and wellbeing, how to achieve zero pollution production and consumption, the need to address the existing pollution legacy, how to establish integrated measuring and tracking of pollution to steer the change or how can we work together to create the zero pollution transformation. Register before 12 March! It is the opportunity for you to showcase your efforts to a wider audience, share your thoughts and contribution to policy development but also exchange Europan envionrmental policy challenges.


CoM workshop 16 June, Brussels – Local Energy Data Collection for GHG Inventories

This training workshop will inform participants about energy data collection practices in Europe and will provide practical advice and discussion on energy data gathering and processing for the purposes of establishing a Baseline / Monitoring Emission Inventory (BEI/MEI) as part of a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP). The workshop will notably draw on the outcomes […]

Interview: Francisco Olarreaga, Head of Iberdrola's Institutional Delegation for the Basque Country

Interview with Francisco Olarreaga, Head of Iberdrola’s Institutional Delegation for the Basque Country What lessons can you draw from your partnership with Udalsarea’s Basque Observatory for Local Sustainability? Energy consumption is a key indicator of socio-economic development and the success of sustainability and climate change policies. Public authorities need an overview of the socio-economic system […]

ALEA projects for supporting local authorities sustinable energy policies

The outcomes of ALEA projects for supporting local authorities sustinable energy policies were showcased during the final Conference of the SUPPORT Project.

Observatory! Nord-Pas-de-Calais Climate Observatory, FR

The Nord-Pas de Calais Climate Dynamic brings together the Regional Council, the French State (DREAL, Direction Régionale de l’Environnement, de l’Aménagement et du Logement), the Departmental Council of Pas-de-Calais, the Departmental Council of Nord and the ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency).