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Innovation Focus – Circular economy in Europe

 

​Why is circular economy important for Europe? This is  an increasingly popular question right now. Our short interview with Cliona Howie, Business Development Lead on Circular Economy at EIT Climate-KIC touches upon the ...

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LGI just released a report on critical raw materials: guess what industrial applications will drive the demand in the next 20 years!

 

The SCRREEN project focuses on critical raw materials (CRMs), i.e. metals, minerals and biotic materials which have a combination of two factors in the EU: a high economic importance and a high supply risk (official list of ...

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LGI joins other sustainable innovators at Climate-KIC’s 4th Urban Transitions Workshop

 

To achieve systemic change on climate change at scale, sticking to business as usual won’t cut it. We need to design bold experiments that explore new territories and allow us to accelerate our learning in areas beyond our ...

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LGI acquires ORÉE membership

 

This year, LGI became a member of ORÉE, a professional association dedicated to territorial environmental programmes – some of the priorities it focuses on are biodiversity and circular economy. In fact, ORÉE has ...

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First five demo-cases of the paperChain project has started in Zaragoza

 

The EU-funded paperChain project aims to demonstrate the Technical and Environmental Feasibility (TEF) of several circular economy models. In these models, competitive substitutes of primary raw materials will be produced ...

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LGI attends top sustainable mobility event in Sweden

 

The CIVITAS Forum Conference, one of Europe’s top sustainable mobility event, took place last month from 19-21 September in Umea, Sweden. It is the network’s annual flagship event and brought together more than ...

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LGI conducts interactive session to design solutions in climate services for MARCO H2020 project

 

The MARCO project focuses on the evaluation of current and future  market size, as well as on the requirements and benefits of a market observatory on climate services. As project partner, LGI attended the ...

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Airbnb – Too much of a good thing? How the innovative home-sharing service is disrupting cities and the travel industry

 

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. […] The goal is to sell to people who believe what you believe,” theorised Simon Sinek, an American author, in one of TED’s most-viewed Talks ever. Sinek ...

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LGI moderates workshop at the Low Carbon City World Forum

 

LGI’s Daniele Kielmanowicz moderated a workshop at the Low Carbon City Forum focused on facilitating citizen engagement and enabling policy co-creation to promote the energy transition. The policy recommendations built in ...

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How can cities tackle Urban Heat Islands?

 

Did you feel uncomfortably hot this past summer? Were there nights when it was difficult to sleep without waking up frequently? Climate change and cities’ poor adaptability to heatwaves have a lot to say about this issue. ...

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