Tagged with environment

New online platform to facilitate users’ efforts to evaluate and visualise the state of the environment

New online platform to facilitate users’ efforts to evaluate and visualise the state of the environment

Lynn Wagner explains on the International Institute for Environment and Development SDG Knowledge Hub website about a new platform to help users monitor environmental conditions. It could be useful for you.   Resource Watch Facilitates Data Access and SDG Monitoring The World Resources Institute (WRI) and over 30 partners have released the beta version of … Continue reading

New report from European Environment Agency on the challenges for sustainable, low-carbon future

New report from European Environment Agency on the challenges for sustainable, low-carbon future

The European Environment Agency has recently published an important report on the low-carbon energy transition.   Achieving a sustainable, low-carbon future will be a huge challenge for European society Shifting to an environmentally sustainable society will bring huge challenges for Europe, involving fundamental changes in how it meets its demand for necessities such as food, … Continue reading

More from the European Environment Agency: mixed progress for Europe’s transport sector in meeting environment, climate goals

More from the European Environment Agency: mixed progress for Europe’s transport sector in meeting environment, climate goals

Europe’s transport sector is making only mixed progress in meeting its environment, health and climate policy targets, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment published this week, which tracks the short and long-term environmental performance of this key economic sector across the European Union. Reducing the environmental, health and climate pressures arising from Europe’s … Continue reading

From the European Environment Agency: Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

From the European Environment Agency: Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

Industry across Europe is responsible for more than half of all carbon dioxide, particulate matter and other key pollutants emitted into the air, according to updated industrial pollution country profiles published recently by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The 33 profiles of the member countries of the EEA (EEA-33) give an updated snapshot of sources … Continue reading

How Canada integrates environmental issues into trade agreements

How Canada integrates environmental issues into trade agreements

Trade agreements increasingly integrate environmental issues. For years, the World Trade Organisation has been working on agreements related to environmentally-traded goods. Jean-Frédéric Morin, Laura Mordelet and Myriam Rochette from Université Laval write an article on the Policy Options website explaining about Canadian practice. Maybe there will be lessons for Britain’s Brexit negotiators. The environment in … Continue reading