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11 Oct 2016

ARTS @ EU Week of Regions & Cities

Cities as actors of open innovation: Accelerating Transition towards Sustainable and Low-carbon Societies Session at the European Week of Regions and Cities (URB11A41, Tuesday, 11th of October 14:30 to 17:00)   ARTS, in collaboration with its synergy projects TESS & PATHWAYS, will be holding a session at the EU Week of Regions and Cities on the 11th of October from 14:30 to 17:00. The focus will be on cities as actors of open innovations and how they contribute to the transition towards sustainable, low-carbon societies. For further details, please see the programme below.   Download the programme here... more
13 Oct 2016

Conference: Sustainability Transitions towards Low-Carbon Societies

In order to tackle with climate change and to promote sustainable solutions that will allow societies to avoid further environmental degradation and to improve wellbeing and quality of life, a transition is needed from the current carbon-based economy towards a sustainable, inclusive, resource-efficient society. Such a transition involves multiple actors, solutions and involves interventions across multiple scales. Sustainable solutions that have the potential to transform existing societies are created and scaled by local community-based initiatives and question existing governance arrangements at different levels. In this conference we will discuss: • What are impacts of local community-based initiatives in sustainability transitions to low carbon societies e.g. in terms of climate c... more