Worldwide, people have come to understand that humanity faces a global emergency that poses an imminent threat to the prosperity of future generations. With the passing of time it has become clear that the solutions must be business driven. Companies around the globe are stepping up and making it their mission to lead. We want to help them. Mission Statement
MARCO’s sister-project, the EU-MACS, which studies how supply of and demand for climate services can be better matched, organizes its first seminar: Towards Climate Services based on demand and guided by science in Helsinki on 19 June. Next to presenting the findings on the current functioning of the climate services market, experiences, needs, and prospects of climate service users will get
Cities are home to half of the world’s population and produce 75% of global GDP, as such municipal governments are central to building a climate resilient economy. During the COP21 climate conference last year, 400 mayors convened to discuss challenges and solutions for urban centres. It was one of the largest climate meetings for local level officials of all time.
Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the energy transition and low-carbon economy. Our conferences are physical marketplaces enabling personal meetings and long-term relationships
The EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2017 will be held from 4 to 8 September 2017 at the Helix Conference Centre Dublin, Ireland. Registration starts this month. Conference theme: Serving Society with better Weather and Climate Information. A key challenge for the meteorological and climatological communities is how best to harness the wealth of data
A new alliance between the global cities network C40 and the global environmental disclosure organisations CDP, has been established to uncover investment opportunities in urban infrastructure amounting to an estimated 375 billion dollars. The announcement, by C40 Executive Director, Mark Watts came at London’s City Hall during the C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum hosted in conjunction with the Greater London Authority.
A new study about climate change perceptions of European citizens in France, Germany, Norway, and the United Kingdom reveals that the majority think their country is already feeling the effects of climate change. The study, which was written by a team of authors from Cardiff University (UK), Climate Outreach (UK), Institut Symlog (France), Rokkan Centre for Social Studies (Norway), University
OUR CLIMATE READY FUTURE The theme of ECCA 2017 (from 5th to 9th June 2017) is ‘Our Climate Ready Future’. This conference hopes to inspire and enable people to work together to discover and deliver positive climate adaptation solutions that can strengthen society, revitalise local economies and enhance the environment. It brings together the people who will deliver action on the
Higher costs of water as a result of droughts and floods linked to climate change are severely affecting corporate financial performance globally. Companies worldwide are being warned that taking water preservation measures is now vital, and that those whole fail to act are likely to face mounting financial losses. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a not-for-profit organisation that tracks corporate
A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) finds that climate change is already having wide-ranging impacts on ecosystems, the economy, and on human health and well-being in Europe. Hot-spot Southern Europe While all European regions are vulnerable to climate change, some of them stand out. Southern Europe is projected to experience the highest number of climate impacts which