Air Pollution Goes Down as Europe Takes Hard Measures to Combat Coronavirus

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) data confirm large decreases in air pollutant concentrations — of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations in particular — largely due to reduced traffic and other activities, especially in major cities under lockdown measures. Reductions of around half have been seen in some locations. The EEA’s data …

Major New Actions for Migratory Species

Ten migratory species added to global wildlife agreement including the Asian Elephant, Jaguar and Great Indian Bustard Gandhinagar declaration sends strong message on importance of migratory species for new global biodiversity strategy The Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species …

Prominent Environment Experts Die in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

India’s external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, was among the first to confirm that a United Nations consultant working with her government’s Ministry of Environment and Forests died aboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 on Sunday.  From the UK, it was British aquaculture expert Joanna Toole who was lost, according to the …

Rome to Ban Diesel Cars from 2024

The Mayor of Rome has announced plans to ban diesel cars from the city centre by 2024, becoming the latest European city to declare war on the fuel. In an effort to clear the city’s notoriously congested streets and improve air quality, Mayor Virginia Raggi said yesterday that she would …

2nd International Conference on Water Pollution and Treatment

2017 2nd International Conference on Water Pollution and Treatment (ICWPT 2017) will be held in Rome during 18-20 July, 2017 as the workshop of ICEEA 2017. It is co-organizated by SAPIENZA University of Rome – Faculty of Architecture. It serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a …

Cities in Transition

The EUROCITIES Knowledge Society Forum (KSF) and the Green Digital Charter (GDC) jointly hosted the conference ‘Cities in transition – the role of digital in shaping our future cities’ on 25 January 2017. The event, held in the Microsoft Innovation Centre in Brussels, brought together over 100 participants, including civil …

7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Development

7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Development-ICESD 2016 will be held during February 1-3, 2016 in Rome, Italy. ICESD 2016, is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Environmental Science and Development to a common forum. The primary goal of the conference is to …