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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Save the Date! European Roundtable on Energy Data Sharing, 14 Oct. in Brussels

DATA 4 Action will organise with the support of the Committee of the Regions an EU Roundtable on Energy Data Sharing on the 14th of October from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm. Regional and local public authorities are responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and they need to have effective […]

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), November 2014

. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC‘s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) provides a clear and up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change. It consists of three Working Group (WG) reports and a Synthesis Report (SYR). Further information about the outline and content and how the […]

Consultation: Harmonized transport carbon footprinting measures

Stakeholders consultation on sustainable transport: promoting the development of harmonised carbon footprinting measures for both freight and passenger transport services in Europe. Consultation period: 21/03/2014 – 13/06/2014 Background Carbon footprinting is a method to generate data about the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of transport operations on an aggregated level of a company, or more detailed, […]

Report hails international progress on climate change laws

Article source: http://www.globeinternational.org/studies/legislation/climate On 27 February 2014, the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE International) released the 4th edition of the GLOBE Climate Legislation Study – produced in partnership with the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. The Study is the most comprehensive audit of climate legislation across 66 countries, together responsible for around 88% of […]