Grants to promote climate change adaptation projects

2022-06-16T14:41:04+00:0016 de June de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

The Consellería de Agricultura, Desarrollo Rural, Emergencia Climática y Transición Ecológica (Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Emergency and Ecological Transition) has published grants of more than 1.86 million euros to promote and encourage innovative projects to adapt to climate change. The particularity of these aids is that they are dedicated to municipalities of less than 100,000 inhabitants that are adhered to the European Covenant [...]

Aurora Pedro, director of the Chair at the Universitat de València, in favor of the tourist tax in the Valencian Community in the RTVE

2022-05-06T11:38:56+00:006 de May de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, UV|Tags: , , |

The director of the Chair of the New Green Transition, Aurora Pedro, has been interviewed on Radio Televisión Española (RTVE) for the report she recently prepared on the tourist tax.   During the interview, she explained how, with the data available from other European countries that have introduced the tax, such as Amsterdam or Dublin, they detected that the attitude of the population and tourists [...]

The Chair collaborates with the Universitat de València to offer the new Diploma on ecological and nature law.

2022-05-05T15:22:09+00:005 de May de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, UV|Tags: , , |

The Chair of New Green Transition collaborates with the University-Entreprise Foundation of the University of Valencia in the form of scholarships for the realization of a diploma this 2022/2023. It is a specialized training on ecological and nature law that aims to help in the fight against climate change, as well as improve environmental sustainability.   The postgraduate course is taught online. The current edition [...]

The new business management can only be understood with sustainability

2022-04-08T08:43:09+00:008 de April de 2022|Categories: Conferences, Diffusion|Tags: , , |

Last March 30th, a conference on sustainability was held at the Hotel Arenas Balneario Resort Valencia, organized by the Valencia Plaza newspaper and sponsored by CaixaBank, with the collaboration of Grupo Gimeno.    The banks fundamental role in the change through financing and investment in sustainable projects was one of the main topics, as well as the risk of climate change and the direct impact [...]

The Valencian Community, one of the regions of Spain with the least generation of non-renewable energies

2022-04-01T11:10:47+00:001 de April de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

The Valencian Community only generated 19% of its energy from renewable sources in 2021. This figure shows that renewable energies must be urgently promoted as opposed to the more traditional ones, especially if we take into account that the Cofrentes Nuclear Power Plant is scheduled to close in less than 10 years. In fact, this plant represents more than 40% of the energy generated each [...]

Volkswagen’s battery gigafactory in Sagunto, in line with the green transition in the Valencia Region

2022-03-29T16:20:27+00:0029 de March de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

The Volkswagen Group has recently announced that it will install its new battery plant in Sagunto, a news that has been applauded by different Valencian politicians and state representatives. This is the case of the vice-president Mónica Oltra, who has assured that these are "very good news". She emphasized that when we talk about batteries, we talk about "ecological transition" and therefore it is a [...]

The ‘Valencian Climate Change Agency’ is almost a reality

2022-02-23T15:57:14+00:0023 de February de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, University News|Tags: , |

This monday the Delegate Commission of Ecological Transition and Environmental Sustainability of the Council met, made up of representatives of all the Ministries of the Valencian Government. The meeting has given the green light to the final procedures to make the Valencian Climate Change Agency a reality, a tool that will allow us to respond to the current climate emergency situation.    This Agency is [...]

Participate in the XVII annual international seminar ‘Sustainable Development and Integration’!

2022-02-16T13:11:38+00:0016 de February de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, UA|Tags: , |

The team of the Chair of New Green Transition at the University of Alicante co-organizes together with the Universidad Externado de Colombia and the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (based in Ecuador) an international seminar that brings together experts in international law, international relations as well as European and Latin American integration. The objective is to present economic, legal, political, historical and interdisciplinary reflections in order [...]

Green transition only possible without global energy inequality

2022-02-02T09:51:44+00:002 de February de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, University News|Tags: , |

  On the occasion of the 6th EU-African Union Summit to be held in February, the Africa-Europe Foundation, a network of African and European political leaders and civil society personalities, has already organised virtual meetings in advance. One of the topics discussed has been the great energy inequality between the two continents.   The African continent, despite representing in 2019 around 17% of the world's [...]

Discrepancies on the consideration of clean energies in the EU

2022-01-24T12:35:33+00:0024 de January de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, University News|Tags: , |

There is a debate in Europe about which energies can be considered green and which cannot. The European Commission proposed by the end of 2021 that both green energy and gas should be labelled green. The conflict arises from the different positions of the EU countries, which are quite diverse.   For example, Germany opposes green labelling for nuclear energy, but accepts it for natural [...]

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