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#InitiativeCitoyenne : Kois Invest et l’investissement à im...
Policy Paper
March 25, 2017
EU Logos Athena
Dans l’imaginaire collectif, le domaine de la finance ne peut induire un impact social positif. Il est souvent pensé que les intérêts économiques sont mis en priorité au détriment de toute autre sphère, surtout suite à la crise financière ...
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Lighthouse projects join forces to replicate Smart City solutions
Press Release
March 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Nine Lighthouse Projects pledged closer cooperation in their efforts towards low carbon and resource efficient urban spaces
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On tour at one of Europe’s largest retrofitting sites
Report
March 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The Torrelago district in Laguna de Duero, Spain is home to about 4,500 inhabitants in nearly 1,500 dwellings and 31 early 1980’s buildings. A deep energy efficient retrofit is taking place as part of the EU funded CITyFiED project and captured the...
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On the way to demonstrating the benefits of bio-based material...
Press Release
March 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
ISOBIO aims to develop new bio-based insulation panels and renders, and to scale them for mainstream adoption by the building and construction industry. The focus is now on the challenging demonstration phase.
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Is Europe for the Smart Buildings Revolution?
Research Paper
March 22, 2017
bpie.eu...
Smart buildings are flexibly connected and interacting with the energy system, being able to produce, store and/or consume energy efficiently. The leading countries in terms of a smart-readiness, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands, have imp...
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Fighting botulism: new technique to process food
Publication
March 20, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Combining high pressure and temperature for food processing could produce high quality products that stay fresh for weeks. But can it safely tackle deadly food borne illnesses such as botulism?
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Good Energy named the most ethical energy supplier
Press Release
March 20, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The Good Shopping Guide, a website promoting Ethical Shopping and Ethical Business, has recently named our partner Good Energy the most ethical energy provider in the United Kingdom in 2016.
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Official Directory of the European Union
Publication
March 20, 2017
EU Agenda
The official directory of the European Union - with over 10 000 names and job titles, it is an indispensable tool for anyone wishing to know who is who in the institutions, agencies and bodies of the European Union.
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March 2017 Berlin to the rescue? A closer look at Germanyâ€...
Report
March 17, 2017
cer.org.uk...
March 2017 Berlin to the rescue? A closer look at Germany’s position on Brexit By Sophia Besch and Christian Odendahl Berlin to the rescue? A closer look at Germany’s position on Brexit By
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The EU, the Eurasian Economic Union and One Belt, One Road, Ca...
Report
March 16, 2017
cer.org.uk...
The EU, the Eurasian Economic Union and One Belt, One Road, Can they work together?
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Money-saving small wind turbines: myth or reality?
Publication
March 15, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Small wind turbines promise a decentralised and clean energy source, but what can be done to make them more cost effective? At the moment, better use of feed-in tariffs is recognised as a potentially effective tool for boosting the small wind turbine...
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BestRES project celebrates a successful first year of activity...
Press Release
March 15, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In March 2017 the H2020 funded project BestRES celebrates its first year of implementation.
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REMOURBAN study tour set to take place in Nottingham on 23 March
Press Release
March 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Lighthouse project Remourban will be throwing its doors wide open this month when its first study tour takes place in lighthouse city Nottingham, UK.
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Are smart buildings safe from hackers and privacy breaches?
Publication
March 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The automated home and office market is predicted to grow quickly in the next few years. But as reports of cyber attacks increase, is it still possible for a home to be a castle in the age of smart buildings, or are we lowering the drawbridge to hack...
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Small wind turbines: navigating the ‘jungle’
Publication
March 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
While large scale wind turbines gather momentum, the installation of smaller ones in Europe is progressing very slowly. One of the major problems is the lack of certified machines. Turbine producers are put off by the high costs of the certification ...
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The case for a common European refugee policy
Policy Brief
March 13, 2017
bruegel.org...
In recent years, wars and conflict in the Middle East and sub-Saharan African countries have led an unprecedented number of refugees to come to Europe. In 2015, the number of first- time asylum applicants exceeded 1.2 million, compared to about half ...
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Addressing aviation emissions under the EU Emissions Trading S...
Report
March 10, 2017
carbonmarketwatch.org...
In February 2017, the European Commission presented a legislative proposal regarding coverage of aviation emissions by the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). In response to the offsetting agreement reached in the International Civil Aviation O...
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New test by European consumer organisations finds toxic subst...
Report
March 8, 2017
beuc.eu...
New test by European consumer organisations finds toxic substances in fast food packaging
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Contested space, Eastern Europe between Russia and the EU
Report
March 8, 2017
cer.org.uk...
CONTESTED SPACE: EASTERN EUROPE BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE EU March 2017 INFO@CER.ORG.UK | WWW.CER.ORG.UK 3 The Soviet Union officially ceased to exist on December 26 th 1991, but by then all 15 of its constituent republics had already declared their ind...
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Empowering Women in the Eu and Beyond
Infographic
March 8, 2017
epthinktank.eu...
Female empowerment is a cornerstone of EU gender policy. Progress towards gender equity within the Member States involves all aspects of society. A variety of political, economic, social and cultural elements that can empower women are at stake. Data...
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The Transatlantic Economy 2017 between the US and Europe
Infographic
March 7, 2017
amchameu.eu...
Key findings from the annual survey of jobs, trade and investment between the US and Europe
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Green energy: will French and German elections bring wind of c...
Publication
March 7, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The future of energy production is set to be a crunch issue in this year’s big elections in France and Germany. The current leaders want to reduce nuclear and fossil-fuelled power. But could all that change? For crowdfunding platforms specialising ...
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From teenager to pensioner: the green energy crowdfunders
Publication
March 6, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Boosting the use of renewable energy has long been an ambition in Europe, but some efforts have powered down amid an ever-changing political landscape and dwindling finances. Now crowdfunding is pulling in a new generation of green investors
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Crunching “sustainable” cookies
Publication
March 6, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Bread, cakes and pastries may be tasty, but few of us realise it takes a lot of energy to produce them. Industry is now looking to change this
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Brexit in perspective Episode 2: Global Britain - Free Trading...
Report
March 2, 2017
brunswickgroup.com...
The trade negotiations arising from Britain’s exit from the EU will provide businesses with a unique opportunity to help set the terms of their trade with the rest of the world for a generation.
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Smart buildings: energy efficiency at what price?
Publication
February 21, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Automating heating and other environmental controls can bring huge savings to commercial buildings. To what extent is it possible to achieve the same results in residential homes? What is the difference between so called domotics and inmotics?
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