Etiqueta: environment

7 Smart Cities keys that will help future Megacities

Today we are going to review how 7 Smart City mainstays can benefit future "megacities" in the challenges they will find during the following years  Future cities will house the 70% of the world population in 2050. For that year, these cities will increase their population in 2,500 million people, changing absolutly the way we actually live. These new megacities, with more power than many countries, will rise in a world that will reach 10,000 million people population. How can the human kind control this situation? The answer is not simple, but  the transformation of the actual urban areas into Smart Cities seems to be the solution to this challenge. But, how can a Smart City face a challenge of this size? It´s true it seems difficult, but remember that every Smart City proyect integrates multiplate information and communication technology (ICT)...

How is impacting the urban sprawl on our life quality and on the environment?

The European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) published a report, on last June, that explains the impact of the urban sprawl on the environment and on our lifes That the urban sprawl has negative effect on the environment and on the quality of life of the European citizens is something that the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) have confimed in a study published this summer. Furthermore, according to the report, the level of the urban sprawl has been increasing in all the European countries in the 2000s and it continues to grow. Which means that, if we follow urbanizing with the same methods, this problem will not only diminishes but indeed will increase. The Urban Sprawl in Europe report, takes a look to the low...

The 9th International Concrete Conference 2016

Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete will be the main topics of a conference that wants to put in prospective the concrete marketFrom 4 to 6 of July, the concrete will be the main protagonist in the scotish city of Dundee. The 9th International Concrete Conference "will adress the many diverse aspects...

Green Week 2016, “Investing for a greener future”

The event, organized by the European Commission in Brussells, will discuss from Monday, 30 May to Friday, 3 June, about the European environmnet policy Wich one is the future of the European green policies? Are the European institutions driving a change for a greener future? If you are interested in the...