Observatory! Energy Observatory of the Basque Country, SP

Data4Action

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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New Observatory! Energy and Environmental Observatory of Kent, UK

Kent’s data observatory has been incorporated as a priority within the Kent Environment Strategy. This, along with endorsement of the strategy across all local authorities in Kent, supports the long-term legacy of the observatory.

UNEP’s 5th Emissions Gap Report: Approaching COP20 in Lima – A Global Emissions Gap Analysis

. Approaching COP20 in Lima A Global Emissions Gap Analysis. Brussels Launch of UNEP’s 5th Emissions Gap Report  . UNEP’s Emissions Gap Report informs governments and the wider community on how far the response to climate change has progressed over the past 12 months, and thus how far the world is currently positioned to meet […]

New interactive maps show Thermal resources available in regions

The EU-funded STRATEGO project recently published the Pan-European Thermal Atlas (PETA), an interactive map that shows data on the thermal resources available in any region as well as EU-wide thermal demand. PETA maps heat and cooling demand, the local density of both demands, available waste heat resources and the potential for renewable energy sources.

Agriculture and forestry

General: Quick-links to Observatories’ methodologies: Nord Pas-de-Calais region OREGES (Rhône-Alpes region) ROSE (Ile-de-France region)