Last week I travelled to Piraeus (Greece) to attend the 1st training course and the 3rd Steering Committee meeting of the Erasmus+ i2SustainIT project that EPN Consulting coordinates. While in Greece I looked at the fuel prices and I noticed a huge difference between the price of gasoline and diesel (the latter 28-30 Eurocents cheaper). Read more
COPEAM and the EIB launch a new edition of the “Reporting climate change” online training course open to African, Eastern European and Mediterranean journalists
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and COPEAM have joined forces to create an e-learning course to help
journalists (from the Mediterranean partner countries and Balkan countries) improve their reporting skills in the field of climate change. The new edition of the course will start in November 2021 in parallel with the UN COP26 climate conference. Read more
Cities join ‘race’ for climate resilience
A new global campaign from the United Nations, launched ahead of COP26, is highlighting the urgent need to focus on climate resilience action. "Cities Race to Resilience" launched in July 2021 and is all about the importance of
prioritising people and nature as cities all over the world strive to become resilient in the face of increasing climate extremes. Read more
Microsoft research finds most UK organisations will miss Government’s Net Zero target without ‘bolder action’
The majority of organisations in the UK are set to miss the Government’s target for net zero carbon emissions, according to research from Dr Chris Brauer, Goldsmiths, University of London in partnership with Microsoft. Read more
EU climate and infrastructure agency eyes end of fossil fuel projects
The director of CINEA, a recently established EU agency managing €55 billion in EU funding for Clean Energy
and Transport about the challenge of ending fossil fuel projects entirely, saying coal and natural gas assets “are not simply going to go away” and need to be managed during the transition. Read more
Raising the bar on transport pollution
How different they were, city centres in the 1980s: vehicles parked in front of old churches; long traffic lines perennially stuck at some traffic light; cars perched on cobbled pavements. Retro postcards still offering a visual memory
of those times have no smell, but it’s easy to imagine what the air was like: heavy, octane-loaded, petrol grey. In recent decades... Read more
The 1st Training Course of the #i2SustainIT project was a success!
The Erasmus+ i2SustainIT (Impact Incubator for Nurturing Sustainability) project – coordinated by
EPN Consulting – held its 1st Training Course from 18 to 22 October 2021 in Piraeus (Greece) and was hosted by our Greek project partner IDEC. The course was on on “Design Thinking for Impact Incubation” and was attended by 30 delegates from the UK, Belgium, Bulgaria and Greece... Read more
The Website of the Month: European Open Science Cloud
The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is an environment for hosting and processing research data to support EU science.
The ambition of the EOSC is to provide European researchers, innovators, companies and citizens with a federated and open multi-disciplinary environment where they can publish, find and re-use data, tools and services for research, innovation and educational purposes. Read
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04 Nov 2021 – Deadline to submit proposals to the EUROSTARS programme
10 Nov 2021 – Deadline to submit proposals to the DigiCirc Bioeconomy Open Call
14 Nov 2021 – Deadline to submit proposals to the “Support to joint enforcement actions” call
16 Nov 2021 – Deadline to submit proposals to the [HORIZON-MSCA-2021-DN-01-01] call (Unit Grant – MSCA Doctoral Networks 2021)
17 Nov 2021 – Deadline to submit proposals to the CREATIVE EUROPE [CREA-MEDIA-2021-CODEV] call (Lump Sum - European Co-development)
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01-12 Nov 2021 – Glasgow (UK) – COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021
02-03 Nov 2021 – Coventry (UK) – ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION 2021
02-04 Nov 2021 – Madrid (ES) – TRAFIC 2021 – Salón Internacional de la Movilidad Segura y Sostenible (in Spanish)
03-04 Nov 2021 – Hamburg (DE) – The European E-Fuels Conference
08-09 Nov 2021 – Online – The European Space Forum 2021
09-10 Nov 2021 – London (UK) – MOVE 2021: Mobility Re-Imagined
Please note that many conferences are being cancelled, postponed or converted in Virtual events due to the Covid-19 emergency.
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