Observatory! Energy Observatory of the Basque Country, SP

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BC_ObsUdalsarea 21 – Basque Network of Municipalities for Sustainability – the observatory was setup in 2002, the objective is a cooperation and coordination forum which will give momentum to the Local Agenda 21 of Basque municipalities and also to drive the implementation of their Action Plans. It was setup in 2002, today it gathers 203 Basque municipalities, involving more than 98% of Basque’s population, together with the regional Ministry of Environment and Land Use Planning, the regional Ministry of Health of the Basque Government, the Public Society of Environment Management Ihobe, and the Basque Water Agency URA. In 2016 new members joined the network, including the Provincial Councils and the Ente Vasco de la Energía EVE.
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To be followed: Mayors Adapt

Mayors Adapt, Promoting urban leadership in adaptation In parallel with reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change, the European Union also needs to strengthen its resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change, now and for the future. Adapting to climate change is the way to do this.

2. Observatories’ Legal Structure

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Opening convention of the Green City Energy ONtheSEA International Forum: ClimactRegions Workshop and “From Smart City to Smart Community” Conference

On the 29th of November 2012 the City of Genoa will host the “opening convention” of the Second Edition of the Green City Energy ONtheSEA International Forum, on the smart energies and the sustainable development of the city and the port.
Within the opening convention will take place the workshop: “ClimactRegions Project” and the Conference “From Smart City to Smart Community”.

4 new man-made gases that harm ozone layer found, despite bans

A new study reveals that man-made gases in the atmosphere are harming the ozone layer, more than two decades after governments resolved to phase out ozone-destroying gases. Three of the types of gases discovered are chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), the compound found in aerosol sprays and refrigerator coolants that created holes in the ozone layer nearly 30 […]