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Energy-efficient buildings for low-carbon cities

Autore: Viola Polesello & Katie Johnson

Buildings represent a key area for climate change mitigation. They account for approximately 30% of global energy consumption, and in turn generate around 20% of all energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Current trends in population growth and urbanization will lead…

Assessing the INDCs: a comparison of different approaches

Autore: Marinella Davide and Paola Vesco

The “Intended nationally determined contributions” (INDCs) communicated by both developing and developed countries represent a crucial element of the Paris agreement. This brief aims at analysing the INDCs submitted by Parties, through the different tools and approaches proposed by the…

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Autore: Isabella Alloisio

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus (WEF Nexus) addresses the interrelated nature of our global natural resource systems. This reflection aims to better understand the interactions between the natural environment and human activities, and to suggest a more coordinated management and use of…