In these weeks we have been experiencing severe disruptions at airports in the UK and Ireland (Dublin, in particular).
The relevant authorities managing the airports during the heavy months of Covid-19 pandemic were forced to lay off staff to reduce fixed costs and this was perfectly understandable as there were literally no flights scheduled. Then, fortunately, the pandemic situation improved, countries lifted the travelling restrictions and airlines resumed their services. Read more
This Chinese EV sells at just over $5,000
This Mini EV car costs around $5,000 new. It would cost more to spec the cigar humidor glove box option on a Rolls-Royce or add Apple CarPlay to a Ferrari than to buy the Mini EV outright. So successful is Wuling’s Mini EV that not
only are Chinese producers rapidly coming up with copycat cars, Wuling itself is busy making... Read more
How Liverpool is taking control of its transport future
Before Liverpool City Region commissioned its first rail fleet in over 40 years, authorities asked the public a simple question: What features would you like to see on your new trains? Read more
State of Schengen: Commission sets new priorities and new governance model
The EC presented the State of Schengen Report 2022. This is the first time the Commission is presenting such report, following last year's Schengen Strategy. This report is part of the Commission's initiative to reinforce the
Schengen governance through a yearly... Read more
Deliver on Europe’s climate targets, keep the EU ETS system simple
The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is one of Europe’s flagship policy instruments. Its purpose is to ensure a pre-determined quantity of greenhouse gas emissions reductions cost-effectively. Read more
Urgent action needed if Ireland to meet climate targets, agency says
According to the EPA’s greenhouse gas emissions projections 2021-2040, published on 01 June 2022, “urgent implementation of all climate plans and policies, plus further new measures, are needed for Ireland to meet the 51% emissions reduction target and put Ireland on track for climate neutrality by 2050”. Read more (photo source: Shutterstock/nicostock)
The Website of the Month: Global Centre on Adaptation
The GCA is an international organization working as a solutions broker to accelerate action and support for adaptation solutions, from the international to the local, in partnership with the public and private sector, to ensure we learn from each other and work together for a climate resilient future.
Founded in 2018, their global office is hosted by the Netherlands in Rotterdam, with regional offices in Africa, South Asia and Asia Pacific and a knowledge and research hub based in Groningen. Read more
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15 June 2022 - Deadline to submit proposals to the:
~EIC Accelerator Open
~EIC Accelerator Challenge: Technologies for Open Strategic Autonomy
~EIC Accelerator Challenge: Technologies for ‘Fit for 55’
23 June 2022 - Deadline to submit proposals to the HORIZON JU Innovation Actions
30 June 2022 - Deadline to submit proposals to the:
~The European Capital of Innovation Awards: (European Rising Innovative City category)
~The European Capital of Innovation Awards (iCapital): (European Capital of Innovation category)
N.B. We have been working on adding Horizon Europe deadlines to our Events section.
08-09 June 2022 – Brussels (BE) – Biopesticides Europe 2022
08-09 June 2022 – Rotterdam (NL) – European Electric Vehicle Batteries Summit 2022
09-10 June 2022 – Györ (HU) – 20th European Transport Congress (ETC) on “After pandemic – before autonomous transport”
15-18 June 2022 – Corfu (GR) – 9th International Conference on Sustainable & Solid Waste Management
21-22 June 2022 – Essen (DE) – 1st Cable Car World Congress
21-23 June 2022 – Stuttgart (DE) – ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles Technology Expo
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