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Cities and infrastructure
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Cities and infrastructure

3 inspiring places putting nature first

Smart green cities can protect nature, create millions of jobs and trillions of additional revenues or savings by 2030. Find out how 3 inspiring places put nature first, designing energy-neutral buildings, protecting coastal communities against flooding or securing water supply.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Protecting biodiversity
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Protecting biodiversity

Collecting data to monitor climate change impact

The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) collects data to monitor the climate and investigate how climate change impacts various sectors, including biodiversity. Based on these data, an online platform will be developed to address the needs of biodiversity and ecosystem experts.

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Source: VITO
Carbon capture & utilisation
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Carbon capture & utilisation

A framework for commercial deployment

Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) technologies close the circle of CO2 production and reuse. More than 100 associations, companies, universities and research institutes work with policy makers to develop a framework for commercial deployment in the fight against climate change.

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Source: Uniper
Food systems
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Food systems

Time to make them climate & pandemic proof

The combination of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate food security and farmers’ livelihoods. We therefore must shift towards ‘agroecological’ practices that work with nature instead of against it and protect farmers that face spiralling debt.

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Source: Climate Home News
Cutting CO2 emissions
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Cutting CO2 emissions

Decarbonisation of the wastewater industry

Tripling wastewater treatment by 2030 would significantly reduce energy consumption and reduce CO2 emissions, as treating wastewater cuts its CO2 emissions to about one-third. The remaining one-third can be eliminated using digitalisation and variable speed drive control.

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Source: International Water Association
District heat networks
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District heat networks

Private sector investments critically needed

Policy makers and property developers increasingly look at district heat networks for low-carbon heating and cooling. Achieving the scale-up that is needed to realise district heating’s full decarbonisation potential will require innovation and private sector investments.

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Source: BloombergNEF