Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Building a resource-efficient, climate-change resilient economy and society


  • 21/12/2018

    “Giving water a second life” - final conference of the iMETland project

    On 14th December, the Spanish embassy in Brussels hosted the final conference of the iMETland project (A new generation of Microbial Electrochemical Wetland for effective decentralized wastewater treatment). 
  • 03/12/2018

    UN Climate Change Conference COP24, Katowice, 2-14 December 2018

    This year, several Horizon 2020 and LIFE funded projects will participate at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The conference will be held from 2 to 14 December in Katowice, Poland. The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is an organiser of a side-event on raising ambition in the low-carbon transition on 6 December, chaired by EASME’s Director, Julien Guerrier. Julien Guerrier will also take part in the Energy Day on 11th December and talk about Horizon 2020 funded projects that are contributing to the decentralisation of the energy system.  
  • 27/11/2018

    Europe’s eyes in the sky are helping to solve energy, land-use problems in Africa

    Scientists have created a solar atlas of Egypt, revealing where the sun’s rays shine most brilliantly and where dust storms obstruct its light. And in Niger, forecasters are guiding pastoralists towards grazing areas and water sources – and away from conflict with sedentary farmers.
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