• Grey is the new Paris: How green can defeat the smog

    Grey is the new Paris: How green can defeat the smog0

    By committing itself to making trees and green infrastructure a part of its scenery, Paris can bring colours back to a grey city.

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  • Welcome to the not so concrete jungle: How the EU envisages a greener future

    Welcome to the not so concrete jungle: How the EU envisages a greener future0

    Throughout the European Union, local, regional and national authorities are confronted with a myriad of complex challenges in relation to urban, economic and sustainability concerns. Such pressing issues include the need to ensure biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services. The concept of ‘green infrastructure’ (GI) has come to the fore within policy circles in recent years and is seen as a vital cog within the EU’s continued efforts to attain its conservation, climate & energy targets for 2020 and beyond.

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  • Egypt and climate change: let your civil society grow strong

    Egypt and climate change: let your civil society grow strong0

    We are in the midst of the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UNFCCC which is scheduled to take place from 7-18 November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. During COP 22, parties will begin preparations for the entry into force of the Paris Agreement. The agreement adopted last December to limit global temperature increase below 2C. This reduction can only be achieved through a significant reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases caused mainly by burning of fossil fuels.

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