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La nouvelle directive vise d'autres rductions des missions industrielles
17/07/2008
  La nouvelle législation renforcera et simplifiera les dispositions existantes tout en réduisant davantage encore les émissions dans toute l’Union européenne. Elle diminuera les coûts et contribuera à la viabilité future de l’industrie européenne. La proposition de la Commission sur la...
La Commission encourage la passation de marchs pour les investissements publics dans la R&D
17/07/2008
  La Commission plaide pour une nouvelle approche en matière d’investissements de fonds publics dans la recherche de pointe à risques, afin de tirer parti d’un potentiel sous-employé et de combler le retard sur les États-Unis en ce qui concerne les investissements dans la R&D. À l’issue d’...
New Directive targets further cuts in industrial emissions
17/07/2008
New legislation will strengthen and simplify existing rules while reducing emissions further throughout the EU. It will cut costs and contribute to future sustainability of EU industry. The Commission industrial pollution proposal will bring marked health and environmental benefits and create a...
ETAP forum tackles global environmental technology market
25/07/2008
The 4th European Forum on Eco-innovation in Vienna on 31 January and 1 February 2008 debated key recommendations on how the EU can boost its position in the global market for environmental technologies. Jointly organised by the Austrian Minister for the Environment, the Swedish Ministry of the...
Lead market initiative set to unlock global markets
25/07/2008
Sustainable construction, recycling and renewable energy are three of six key lead markets proposed by the Commission to unlock global potential for innovative goods and services. The Commission’s lead market initiative (LMI) is intended to open up innovative markets by improving legislation,...
New Directive targets further cuts in industrial emissions
25/07/2008
New legislation will strengthen and simplify existing rules while reducing emissions further throughout the EU. It will cut costs and contribute to future sustainability of EU industry. The Commission industrial pollution proposal will bring marked health and environmental benefits and create a...
Climate change package to enhance growth & jobs
04/08/2008
A Commission package to fight climate change and promote renewable energy, demonstrating targets agreed last year are technologically and economically sound, provides a major opportunity for businesses. Measures announced on 23 January 2008 are intended to increase use of renewable energy...
Driving the hydrogen way
06/08/2008
Hydrogen energy could reduce oil consumption by 40% in road transport by 2050 according to the HyWays project, which proposes a roadmap to overcome barriers and boost European competitiveness in this key sector. By taking a leading position in the worldwide market for hydrogen technologies,...
Call for more integrated approach to road transport research
06/08/2008
EU Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potočnik has called for greater co-operation in road transport research and a more integrated approach to developing a cleaner, safer and smarter road transport system. At the Transport Research Arena 2008 conferencein Ljubljana, Slovenia in April 2008...
CEC champions green building
06/08/2008
Green design, construction, renovation and operation of buildings could cut North American greenhouse gas emissions more deeply, quickly and cheaply than other measure according to a new report. The report published by the Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC) champions the concept of...

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