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SD Bulletin 45

Send date: 2012-04-02 13:47:54


SD bulletin 45
Venice Launches New Sustainable Public Lighting
The Municipality of Venice has recently launched a renovation program which will make the city public lighting more environmentally friendly.
The Kyoto Revolving Fund to Foster Italian Green Economy
On March 1, the Italian government launched the Kyoto revolving fund, amounting to 600 million Euros for the reduction of GHGs emissions.
Il Sole a Scuola - Sun at School
The project, supported by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea, aims to finance the construction of small photovoltaic systems on the roofs of Italian schools and to raise the student's awareness about renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Producing Bus Fuel from Food Waste
In Oslo, Norway, more public transport buses will soon run on green fuel, thanks to a new plant able to process food waste and produce biogas and agricultural fertilizers.
OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050: the Consequences of Inaction
The new OECD report presents the latest projections of socio-economic trends over the next four decades, and their implications for four key areas of concern: climate change, biodiversity, water and the health impacts of environmental pollution. The aim is to find what will be the future of the environment if the world does not adopt more ambitious green policies and to suggest possible solutions.
CLIMATE-ADAPT_Climate Change Adaptation in Europe
The new European Climate Adaptation Platform (CLIMATE-ADAPT) was made available online on March 23 by the European Commission with the aim of offering a new tool to prevent and minimize the effects of climate change on the environment.


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