sustainable development

Is Spain falling under the yoke of aridity? Discover the most affected areas according to the CSIC

2024-02-21T09:23:25+00:0021 de February de 2024|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

Desertification is rapidly advancing in Spain, especially in the southeastern extremity, due to the irregularity of rainfall and changes in land use. This expansion significantly affects regions like Almería and the Region of Murcia, impacting landscapes and agriculture. According to the CSIC, in recent years, thousands of square kilometers of arid land have spread across the country.   The scarcity of precipitation, exacerbated by climate [...]

Turisme awards the ‘Sustainability S’ seal to 36 entities in the Valencian Community

2024-01-30T09:41:01+00:0030 de January de 2024|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

Turisme has granted the 'Sustainability S' seal to 36 tourist entities in the Valencian Community at Fitur, the International Tourism Fair in Madrid that took place from January 24 to 28. Consellera Nuria Montes highlighted the commitment of the Consell to sustainability and mentioned initiatives such as the 'Sustainability S' Pilot Program, aimed at assisting businesses in obtaining this distinction in line with the technical [...]

Spanish industry seeks green transition and bureaucracy reduction to become an industrial power

2024-01-24T08:24:15+00:0024 de January de 2024|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

Leaders of the Spanish industry strongly advocate for their green transition plans, recognizing the "historic opportunity" to turn Spain into an industrial power. They emphasize the importance of transitioning to more sustainable practices to achieve the European goal of climate neutrality by 2050, while also creating high-quality jobs. Despite successes in renewable energy generation, private sector companies underline the need to reduce bureaucracy to expedite [...]

The team of the Chair of New Green Transition at the UV joins the ‘Network of University Chairs of Sustainability’

2023-11-23T10:23:07+00:0021 de November de 2023|Categories: Diffusion, UV|Tags: |

On October 4th in Oviedo, the I Encounter of University Chairs for Sustainability took place. Agenda 2030, Climate Change, and Circular Economy. The team of the Chair of the New Green Transition at the Valencia University recently joined this group of Chairs and was present at the event. Representatives from different University Chairs across the country gathered to promote collaboration in education, research, innovation, and [...]

The European Green Pact brings Europe and Latin America closer together.

2023-10-26T15:23:31+00:0026 de October de 2023|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: |

The European Green Deal, announced in December 2019, has established sustainability as a key priority in European policy. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of new technologies and the decarbonization of economies, underscoring the need to align European priorities with environmental and digital objectives.   The "double transition" towards environmental sustainability and digitization emerged as the way forward. Private companies soon realized that the green [...]

4 students from the UPV will join the Spanish delegation to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

2023-10-19T11:59:29+00:0019 de October de 2023|Categories: UPV|Tags: |

Four students from the Universitat Politècnica de València will join the Spanish delegation at the COP28 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Their project, called Xaloc, is a passive climate control system that uses solar energy and reduces energy consumption in homes.   The team comes from different areas, such as engineering and architecture, under the supervision of Professor Tomás Gómez Navarro. Xaloc [...]

“Sustainable investment fosters the transition to a greener economy”.

2023-10-05T09:21:06+00:005 de October de 2023|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

This Thursday 5 October Valencia Plaza and BBVA bank will hold a conference entitled 'Investing by promoting a greener and more inclusive world', in which they will demonstrate how ESG criteria (environmental, social and governance aspects), are increasingly relevant in the world of finance. Investing under environmental, sustainable and good governance principles is now almost mandatory and is not incompatible with good profitability.     According [...]

Why the circular economy is necessary to achieve a more sustainable world

2023-06-30T09:16:59+00:0030 de June de 2023|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: |

It is estimated that humans consume approximately 1.75 times the resources the earth is capable of producing. The World Economic Forum's Director of Human Resources Circularity, Kristin Hughes, argues that the only way to meet our needs with fewer resources is through processes and products that minimise waste. She also emphasises maximum reuse, repair and recycling of materials, which means knowing the full life cycle [...]

The ability to accelerate the green transition is increasingly in demand by companies

2023-06-09T11:10:33+00:009 de June de 2023|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

Professionals with skills that can be applied in green sectors or key sectors for the green transition are and will become increasingly important. If Europe is to reach its 2050 targets, it needs these workers. It is estimated that Europe has the potential to generate between 700,000 and 1,000,000 green jobs in the next ten years if it implements the European Green Pact (a package [...]

The Chair participated in the XVIII Congress of the Spanish Association for Energy Economics (AEEE)

2023-05-31T15:12:04+00:0031 de May de 2023|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , , |

The Spanish Association for Energy Economics (AEEE) held the XVIII Annual Congress on 24, 25 and 26 May in Castelló de la Plana, with the sponsorship of the team of the Chair of New Green Transition at the Universitat Jaume I. This is the most important academic and business congress on Energy Economics in Spain, where the energy crisis, opportunities for industry, poverty and regional [...]

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