Living together – improving coexistence with large carnivores through storytellingFresh ways of communicating can help spread the word about LIFE projects and increase acceptance among target groups. Here, LIFE EuroLargeCarnivores’ project manager talks about their use of storytelling to improve coexistence of humans and large carnivores, in particular bears, wolves, lynx and wolverines.
Energy efficient properties can receive more favourable money loansEuropean banks can lend money at more favourable interest rates for energy efficient properties, thanks to the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative.
57 new projects to support Energy Efficiency research, innovation and market uptakeNearly 280 project proposals were submitted last September for 16 different topics under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call. Among them, 57 projects will receive over €112m of funding to support the clean energy transition in Europe.
The CORDIS Results Pack on Constructions Skills is now onlineThe second edition of the CORDIS Results Pack on Constructions Skills is now online. The publication presents the results of 11 EU-funded projects that have driven forward the BUILD UP Skills initiative.
Towards more sustainable roads in PolandPlastics are a vital part of the EU’s strategy for moving towards a circular economy. A groundbreaking LIFE project in Poland, LIFE EMU NEW, has developed technology which can use waste polymers to help build better roads, reducing the amount of plastic sent to landfill or incinerated.
Applying for a Blue Book Traineeship? Choose EASME!You’re looking to step up your career opportunities by doing a traineeship in the European Commission? You’ve written your application, you’ve drafted your motivation and you’re ready to gain valuable work experience from an international environment and party with hundreds of stagiaires from all over Europe?
Horizon 2020 Water Innovations for sustainable impacts in industries and utilities - new report availableThe report with the main conclustion from the 'Horizon 2020 Water Innovations for sustainable impacts in industries and utilities' workshop is now online.
Organise an Energy Day at the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), the biggest event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy, is inviting you to organise local sustainable energy events – Energy Days!
Improving the quality of nearly-Zero Energy BuildingsThe BIMplement project, funded under Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency, is using Building Information Modeling (BIM) to achieve a higher quality of nearly-Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB). Narjisse Ben Moussa, project coordinator, tells us more about it in this interview.
Climate and cultural history – together for climate actionClimate change presents a major threat to Europe’s cultural and natural heritage. A LIFE integrated project in Denmark, Coast 2 Coast Climate Challenge (C2C CC), wants to use heritage – history, art and landscapes – as a catalyst for climate action.