Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

Fire Hydrant-Water Fountains

August 20, 2014

Residents and commuters in the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighbourhood of Montreal will be able to drink straight out of two reinvented fire hydrant fountains. ... read more

EU developing new driverless car parking system

August 20, 2014

Researchers from Germany, Italy, the UK and Switzerland are developing fully automated electric vehicles that will be able to navigate their way to charging stations or parking spaces.... read more

Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 2014

25th Aug 2014 - 29th Aug 2014

This course will explore the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics in response to the global sustainability crisis. read more

World Water Week

31st Aug 2014 - 5th Sep 2014

World Water Week will address the twin challenges of increasing global demand for energy and water. read more