On Friday last week (25 September 2015), world leaders adopted the Post 2015 Global Development Agenda that contains a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations in New York. This is an outcome of Rio + 20 summit that took place three years ago.
Are you a talented writer? Do you have a passion for sustainability? And are you well informed about sustainability initiatives in your area? Then, you might just be the Reporter we are looking for!
To accommodate the energy transition towards an energy system that is no longer dependent of fossil fuels we are to change our heating system. The Heat Roundabout is our answer in the area of the Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
What happens when a municipality and a couple of land developers are asked to find a new lay-out for an old harbour? Apparently, they start with asking some questions. For example: “ What makes a good city?” and “How can we keep warm yet stay CO2 free?”
The port of Hamburg, Europe’s third-largest container port, is setting the bar for green, sustainable business solutions. The vibrant industrial and commercial hub in the north of Germany demonstrates that environment protection and economic success can go hand in hand.
As a low-lying delta city with Europe's largest international port, Rotterdam takes its responsibility seriously in creating a sustainable city, region and Europe. By linking sustainable ambitions to a strong economy, Rotterdam will become the most sustainable world port city.
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Nudge Explores Circular Cities Tour 2015 will be in Hamburg from May 14th to May 16th. In Hamburg we will learn about the challenges of Europe’s future urban development: How to be prepared for rising sea levels? How to make sure energy is generated and distributed in a smart and clean way? What role do citizens play in developing healthy cities?
The Nudge Explores Circular Cities tour will kick off in Rotterdam on the 11th of May. With its scale and diversity of economic activities and the (international) connections of the port, Rotterdam has a large amount of circular opportunities. Rotterdam is aware of these opportunities and has an intrinsic motivation to take a leading role in the transition to a circular economy.