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SD Bulletin 57

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SD bulletin 57
Sino-Italian Advanced Training Program May 2013
Coming Up Next at VIU

Everything is ready for the opening in May of the 2013 Edition of the Sino-Italian Sustainable Development and Environmental Management Advanced Training Program. As for last year, the 2013 Sino-Italian Training Program will consist of 15 training courses in Italy and 4 sessions in China.
VIU-TEN Activities Report 2012
The 2012 Activities Report of the Sustainable Development and Environmental Management Advanced Training Program has been recently published and is now available on-line.
University of Siena ELT and ENEL Foundation: Joint Research on ETS
On April 10 in Rome, the kick-off meeting started the new joint research project between the Environmental Legal Team (ELT) of the University of Siena and the ENEL Foundation, in cooperation with Venice International University.
Solarexpo 2013
Solarexpo has established itself as one of the most important event worldwide in the solar field and this year edition will be held in Milan on May 8-10.
VIVA Sustainable Wine App Launched
In 2011 the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea started a pilot project involving one of the most important and traditional sectors of our country: wine Production.
Renewables Up to 13% of Energy Consumption in the EU27
On April 26, a report on the development of renewable energies consumption in Europe was published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
The First Regular Biofuel-powered Flight
On March 8 the first biofuel-powered intercontinental passenger flight operated by a national airline company flew from JFK (New York, USA) airport to Schipol (Amsterdam, NL). The aircraft, a KLM Boeing 777, was fueled by a blend of 25% used cooking oil and 75% conventional fuel.
Less CO2 and more Efficiency in the Cities, a New EU Project
Reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in cities across Central Europe is the aim of the EU funded project named EnergyCity.


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