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Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Events[edit | edit source]


May 29 - Jun 2 EU Green Week 2017: theme of 'Green jobs for a greener future'


May 10 European Clean-Up Day

June 23 - 27 EU Sustainable Energy Week

September 16 -22 European Mobility Week, "Our Streets, Our Choice"

see also: European Day of Sustainable Communities

Visions[edit | edit source]

  • Green New Deal, from the The Greens/European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA), political group in the European Parliament containing green and regionalist political parties. (Wikipedia)
  • SPREAD – Sustainable Lifestyles 2050, 2012, Demos Helsinki

Apps for sustainability[edit | edit source]


iSPEX-EU, 2015

Applications, Europe Commons

Citizens data initiative[edit | edit source]

Cooperatives Europe statistics, 2015

Hacking Democracy, hackathon, January 2014

OrganiCity, a service for experimentation that explores how citizens, businesses and city authorities can work together to create digital solutions to urban challenges

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Statistical Database

Plastic bags

Average consumption of single-use plastic bags was found to be at 176 bags per person per year in 2010. The reduction targets agreed are set as follows: 90 bags by the end of 2019 (equivalent to a reduction of almost 50% as compared to 2010), 40 bags by the end of 2025 (equivalent to a reduction of almost 80%).[1]

Public interest law resources[edit | edit source]

wikipedia:ClientEarth, non-profit environmental law organisation

Maps[edit | edit source]

Interactive map - Green infrastructure indicators

Research[edit | edit source]


Towards sustainable economies: New Economy, European Alternatives

European Commission: Environment

Other resources[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. European Free Alliance, April 28, 2015

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