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SD Bulletin 72

Send date: 2015-04-02 08:52:14


SD bulletin 72
2015 Sustainable Waste Management Summer School at VIU - Applications open
The Sustainable Waste Management Summer School is co-organized by VIU and the International Waste Working Group and focuses on 'Sustainable Landfilling and Final Sink'. The Summer School will be held at Venice International University on the Island of San Servolo in Venice, Italy on July 5-14, 2015. Applications close on April 15, 2015
The 2015 International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCES) - Applications open
Tongji University and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) organize the 2015 International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCES) in Shanghai on June 2-6, 2015. Talented university students are invited to participate in the conference.
ICCG International Conference on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
On May 11, 2015 the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) , International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) and Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) , together with the French Embassy in Italy, organize the international conference "Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security" to be held in Milan.
Chen Jining new Environmental Protection Minister of P.R. China
On February 27, 2015, prof. Chen Jining, president of Beijing's Tsinghua University, was officially appointed as China's Environmental Protection Minister.
China Strives to Reduce Energy Intensity
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) annual report published on March 5, said that China will implement policies aimed at reducing coal consumption and controlling the number of energy-intensive projects in polluted regions, in an effort to reduce damaging pollution as well as cut the economy's energy intensity.
Solarexpo-the Innovation Cloud 2015
The 2015 edition of Solarexpo will be held in Milan from April 8 to 10, 2015, in the new location of MiCo-Milan Exhibition and Conference Centre.
The 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
From 14 to 18 March 2015, the city of Sendai (Japan) hosted the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), which adopted the Sendai Declaration and Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
World Water Development Report 2015
The 2015 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR 2015), titled ‘Water for a Sustainable World’ was launched at the official celebration of the World Water Day, on March 20, in New Delhi, India.
SOER 2015 - A New European Environment Agency Report
'The European environment – state and outlook 2015' (SOER 2015), is the fifth edition of the report published by the European Environment Agency every five years and offers a comprehensive, integrated assessment of the European environment's state, trends and prospects in a global context.
Key Elements for Success on Climate Change Mitigation at COP21 - A SDSN Paper
To prepare to the COP21 meeting in Paris later this year, the Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has prepared a brief paper outlining key recommendations for how this agreement can become consistent with keeping the rise in global temperatures to less than 2°C – the internationally agreed target on climate change.


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