How the Covid-19 pandemic is changing urban mobility

Article - 17 Sep 2020
The current necessity of social distancing is re-shaping urban transport. In several cities the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is already evident. Like the 'bike revolution' started in the Netherlands after an economic and social crisis in the Seventies, the pandemic may be a fly-wheel for sustainable mobility in many polluted urban areas

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Climate change fight still makes the EU headlines during the Covid-19 crisis

Article - 15 Apr 2020
The coronavirus emergency won’t affect the timeline of the EU’s Green Deal. This is despite some fossil-fuel-reliant countries asking the Commission to put its flagship policy on hold, even if they stand to benefit most from the Deal's Just Transition Fund

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Hydrogen cars with zero emissions at the tailpipe, ready to spread widely

Article - 05 Nov 2019
Hydrogen based technology in the electric transport sector is competing with traditional fuels like diesel and gasoline for long distances. It is quiet, needs reasonable time for refuelling and it releases water only

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Greece is first Balkan country to announce a coal phase-out date. The revolution has already started in Western Macedonia

Article - 03 Oct 2019
The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis surprised the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York by announcing the end of the use of coal by 2028 and the dismantling of plants. This is our report from Western Macedonia, the leading energy producing area of Greece, where they are analysing viable solutions to replace lignite

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Are smart cities ready for Europe’s new privacy measures?

Article - 08 Nov 2018
By providing citizens with a bigger power and control over their personal information, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents a challenge to smart cities, which use also personal data to offer intelligent services

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