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Liverpool, a frontrunner city in re-naturing public spaces

22 June 2018
The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces.

If you happen to swing by Liverpool in the future, you will probably see a tree urban drainage system in Bold Street, where people frequently shop.

Surface water flooding...Read more



City Finance Lab

City Finance Lab opens its first call for ideas

21 June 2018

The City Finance Lab (CFL), a joint venture between EIT Climate-KIC and South Pole, has opened its first call for cutting edge climate finance solutions for cities.

Selected ideas will be announced in early September and will receive guidance to develop and improve their proposals from...Read more



PEGASUS Case Studies on Oppla

5 June 2018

PEGASUS is a Horizon 2020 project led by the Institute for European Environmental Policy that is helping to achieve the EU2020 vision of ‘smart, sustainable and inclusive growth’ regarding the use of agricultural and forestry land.

A major element of the PEGASUS project are 34 case...Read more



EKLIPSE Open Calls for Involvement and Funding

23 May 2018

The purpose of EKLIPSE is to answer questions affecting biodiversity and make evidence-based decisions through a request process which involves inviting decision-makers, practitioners or other stakeholders to submit proposals via different types of Calls.

EKLIPSE currently has a number...Read more





New EKLIPSE Reports now available

1 May 2018
The Impacts of artificial Electromagnetic Radiation on Wildlife

The reports from a web-conference organised by EKLIPSE in January are now available.

The web-conference discussed the Impacts of artificial ElectroMagnetic Radiation (EMR) on wildlife (flora and fauna). The aim of the web-...Read more



Municipality of Sluis, the Netherlands: newly developed tidal nature in combination with recreation and coastal defense at Waterdunen project

New paper: Benefit-to-cost ratios of wetland and reef restoration

11 April 2018

'Comparing the cost effectiveness of nature-based and coastal adaptation: A case study from the Gulf Coast of the United States' has recently been published in Plos One. The paper finds that wetland and reef restoration in the Gulf can yield benefit-to-cost ratios of above 3.5 on average,...Read more



AQUACROSS share case studies on Oppla

3 April 2018

Eight new case studies have been added to Oppla by the AQUACROSS project.

The case studies are a major source of information and data and ensure interaction across aquatic ecosystems as well as disciplines.

In particular, the case studies have been selected to:

showcase...Read more


Contribute to JPI Urban Europe's SRIA 2.0

19 March 2018
What are your urgent challenges in urban transitions? What are the ‘hardest cases’ in sustainable urban development? We want to shape our research and innovation strategy according to your needs and priorities.

In 2018, the JPI Urban Europe conducts a process to update its Strategic Research and...Read more