The road ahead for electromobility
In the Adriatic-Ionian region, urban and suburban areas are suffering from heavy traffic congestion and a very high percentage of CO2 emissions due to weak urban planning and transport systems. People living in these areas are subject to various negative impacts on their daily lives.
Cross-border cooperation when floods cross borders
In April 2006, a devastating spring flood occurred in the Danube River Basin. In Dolj County of Romania on the border with Bulgaria, a dam collapsed due to the rising waters of the Danube, causing widespread damage with hundreds of households destroyed.
(Energy) Efficiency first
Initiatives aimed at increasing energy efficiency often go hand-in-hand with the promotion of renewable energy, which tends to stand centre stage. Using resources more efficiently is, however, key to meet Europe’s climate objectives.
Interreg’s support for a sustainable and competitive tourism
The tourism industry has been hit with a number of hurdles: from the COVID-19 pandemic to environmental threats and mass tourism impacting local communities and threatening fragile entire ecosystems, especially in coastal and mountain zones.
Together with nature for healthier landscapes
Life as we know it is under immense pressure from climate change and other human-made threats. Experts warn that ecosystems are deteriorating more rapidly than ever. This is an enormous challenge, which can only be achieved when regions and cities in Europe join forces and get the right people on board.
Kids in Denmark become filmmakers for European Cooperation Day
Tuesday September 28, at 17:00 in the Library in Viborg, Denmark, the red carpet was out and the popcorn ready for the premiere of 12 short animated films made by 38 children aged 8-10 from Friskolen in Viborg. The room was full and buzzing with expectation and excitement.
Renewable energy sources at your doorstep
On 5th August 2016, an underwater electricity cable broke a couple of kilometres off Inis Mór, one of the Aran Islands (Ireland), plunging the islanders into darkness for 4 days. The broadband was affected, medications in the fridge had to be binned and quantities of frozen food had to be thrown away.