3E Intelligence

  • European ministers for urban planning will be adopting the Leipzig Charter on European Sustainable Cities when they meet in the German city from 24 to 25 May. EurActiv has special coverage on cities and sustainability during the whole week.
  • On Wednesday 23th, the UK government will present a new Energy White Paper. One of the contentious issues will be the building of new nuclear power plants. In the run-up to the event, the Times presents a “postapocalyptic vision” of a Britain hit by darkness when the lights go out due to demand outstripping electricity supply.
  • 22 May is International Day of Biodiversity. Greenfacts has put together a structured summary of the “Global Biodiversity Outlook 2“, published last year by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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