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Delaying the green transition will entail high risks and economic costs

2023-09-21T12:41:39+00:0021 de September de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

The green transition will weaken the economy and generate more losses for banks if it is not implemented sooner rather than later, warns the European Central Bank (ECB). Although the costs of the transition may be higher initially, they are much lower than the risk of postponing it to the last minute.    Delaying the ecological transition could lead to energy prices like those at [...]

New laws and directives to address the importance of corporate sustainability

2023-09-15T07:42:23+00:0015 de September de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

From the institutions of the European Union come new laws and directives on sustainability that will affect companies. With the increased awareness of the importance of corporate sustainability, the UN Global Compact has developed a tool that will help companies and organizations to continue on the path to sustainability and implement the necessary changes.    Among the sustainability laws and directives adopted are sustainability reporting [...]

France intends to establish a minimum fare for airline flights as an environmental solution

2023-09-07T15:01:09+00:007 de September de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

The French Minister of Transport, Clement Beaune, is proposing to set a minimum price for airline tickets as an alternative in favor of the environment, as he considers that the price per ticket in air transport does not cover the real cost per passenger in terms of pollution.    This is a proposal that he is launching to his counterparts in the European Union who [...]

The size of the municipality does not affect how its neighbors see climate change

2023-08-25T07:39:49+00:0025 de August de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

The climate emergency is considered equally important for people living in municipalities of different sizes, according to the latest study on polarization and attitudes published by the Center for Economic Policy EsadeEcPol. The survey data shows that the size of the municipality where one lives does not have a relevant effect on attitudes and values regarding climate change.   However, divisions emerge when it comes [...]

Europeans think that the consequences of climate change are greater than the investment needed to slow it down

2023-08-08T08:15:16+00:008 de August de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

73% of Europeans agree that the cost of the damage caused by climate change is much higher than the investment needed for an ecological transition, according to a Eurobarometer survey. More than half think that the green transition should be quicker in the face of rising energy prices and the availability of gas supply. 84% of Europeans believe that tackling climate change and environmental problems [...]

A new market for the sale and purchase of energy savings, closer to home

2023-07-28T09:24:45+00:0028 de July de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

The Ministry for Ecological Transition has approved new measures for the Economic Savings Certificates System that have opened up a market for the sale and purchase of energy savings. This new system authorizes companies subject to an annual energy savings quota to substitute a percentage of their payments to the National Energy Efficiency Fund for certified energy savings, provided they come from making energy efficiency [...]

Financial sector actions on the road to a green economy

2023-06-19T18:40:13+00:0019 de June de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

Small actions can make all the difference on the path to a green economy. The ecological transition calls for serious commitments from all of society, from governments to companies, obviously including citizens. And of course, beyond good intentions, concrete actions are needed to make this change a reality. At this point, the financial sector is one of the actors that can act as engines of [...]

The UV’s team at the Chair participates in the constituent process of the United Nations Earth Assembly

2023-05-07T20:25:45+00:007 de May de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

Aurora Pedro, professor of the Department of Applied Economics of the University of Valencia and director of the team of the UV at the New Green Transition Chair, has represented the institution in the Spanish delegation that has participated in the celebration of Mother Earth Day of the United Nations Organisation in New York, in which the celebration of the Earth Assembly on April 22, [...]

The Valencian Community, above the average in glass recycling

2023-03-03T17:14:39+00:003 de March de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|Tags: |

In late February, Ecovidrio and the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Emergency and Ecological Transition of the Generalitat Valenciana presented data recovery of glass containers in 2022. In total there were 113,820 tons of packaging waste (22.3 kilos per inhabitant), equivalent to 12.1% more than in 2021.    The Valencian Community recycles more glass than the average for Spain because the national average per [...]

Approved the budget and activities of the Chair at the UMH in 2022

2023-01-17T23:05:49+00:0017 de January de 2023|Categories: Sense categoria|

The mixed monitoring commission of the Interuniversity Chair of New Green Transition at the Miguel Hernández University has approved the activities and the budget for the 2022 financial year. Within this framework, the activities carried out have been reported, as well as the budget executed during this year. . The main output of this exercise is a dashboard with dynamic KPI's, which can be consulted [...]

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