The workshop will focus on city-regions as their contribution is crucial in the achievement of a low carbon economy.
Shortly after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and just ahead of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC in Paris (COP21), the JRC organises a joint conference together with the Global Young Academy (GYA) and the Young Academy of Sweden (YAS) to discuss the role of science and scientific evidence in sustainable development.
The workshop aims at gathering information on the status of implementation of polices and strategies for energy efficiency in public buildings, the current barriers and the enabling factor, the potential for energy efficiency and energy services, and to present some best practices.
The inauguration of the European Interoperability Centre for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids will be held in conjunction with the International Symposium "Towards a Transatlantic E-Mobility Market"on 28th – 29th October 2015 in Ispra, Italy.
The two-day Symposium will bring together key stakeholders to discuss aspects related to interoperability - Vehicles and Grids - and concrete actions to pave the way towards an e-mobility market.
The 3-day summer school will bring together scientists and policy-makers from the field of energy to learn how to better use evidence for policy-making.
The 8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL’15) will provide a unique forum to discuss and debate the latest developments in energy and environmental impact of residential appliances and lighting, heating and cooling equipment, ITC equipment, smart meters and smart grids, consumer behaviour, the policies and programmes adopted and planned, as well as the technical and commercial advances in the dissemination and penetration of technologies and solutions, particularly: energy efficient residential appliances, consumer electronics and ICT,
Through a workshop taking place at the EU Pavillion of EXPO Milano, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Directorate-General for Environment (DG ENV) will showcase some of the outcomes of the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice for the agriculture sector.
The event will focus on raising awareness of the benefits of standardisation from the research and innovation process by examining the transfer of research results and outcomes of innovation activities into standardisation.
The anual Datacentres Code of Conduct Awards will be delivered at the Datacloud Europe 2015 Congress and Exhibition in Monaco on 2 June at 20:00
The European Code of Conduct Awards were created in response to the increasing energy consumption in data centres and the need to reduce the related environmental, economic and energy supply security impacts. The aim is to inform and stimulate data centre operators and owners to reduce their energy consumption in a cost effective way.
Gathering comprehensive, reliable and comparable information to fully understand how trade flows affect employment and income is crucial to support evidence-based policymaking.