World day for the reduction of CO2 emissions

The key of the response to the climate change resides in the need to reduce the emission!
For this reason, the first worldwide attempt to strengthen the global response to climate change was set up. The Kyoto Protocol legally binds developed countries to emission reduction targets and adopted the second commitment period began on 1 January 2013 and will end in 2020.

World Environmental Education Day.

This has its origin date from 1972 with the Declaration of the United Nations Conference on Human Environment held in Stockholm, Sweden, in which it outlined the need for common principles to offer the people a guidance for preserving and enhancing the environment.
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Innovative and sustainable solutions for cities

Birmingham, Budapest, Castelló, Valencia and Breslavia are joining efforts to look for more sustainable energy solutions through a pro-innovation procurement approach.
Each of them has been active in special projects related to energy efficiency and renewable energy production, and now they will focus on a pro-innovation procurement approach.

Expected outcomes

2016 International Year of Pulses

Running under the slogan «nutritious seeds for a sustainable future», the UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses to raise awareness of the many benefits of pulses, boost their production and trade, and encourage new and smarter uses throughout the food chain.

What are pulses and why are they important?