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SD Bulletin 71

Send date: 2015-03-02 14:24:09


SD bulletin 71
Air Pollution and Health - Newsletter 23 Newly Published
The 23rd issue of the Sino-Italian Environmental Training Community Newsletter focusing on Air Pollution and Health is newly released and available online.
Renewables Successfully Reducing Carbon Emissions in Europe
The new technical report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), provides information about the renewable energies progress in 2013 at EU and country level and shows how CO2 emissions and fossil fuel use were avoided thanks to the increase in renewable energy consumption since 2005.
Global Index Report on Countries’ Energy Efficiency Performance
Energy consumption in the EU could be reduced by 35% by 2030 if energy productivity increased to 4%. This is the main finding of the report "2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index" prepared by The Lisbon Council, Ecofys and Quintel Intelligence.
Report on End-of-life Tyres Recycling in Italy
Nearly 20.000 tons of End of Life Tyres (ELT) were collected in Italy in 2014 in the vehicle dismantling process and destined to recycling. This are the findings of the first report made by “Comitato PFU” on this field of activities.
People's Smartphones to Help Environmental Monitoring
In the Netherlands, common people interested in volunteering for science became "citizen scientists", and helped to map air pollution across the country using their smartphones.
Eiffel Tower Installs Wind Power Turbines
The Eiffel tower in Paris, one of the world's most iconic monuments, has recently made one more step in its major green retrofit project installing two vertical axis wind turbines.


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