Tendencias y Estudios / Convergencia y sostenibilidad

Report on theCode Development Process 2019 Group B Cycle

The International Code Council Board of Directors certified the results of the online governmental consensus vote for the 2019 Group B cycle. Accordingly, the final action results were published today, April 8.

SSH2: Enabling domestic interoperability

Decarbonising heat is the biggest challenge the UK faces in terms of transforming the energy system to meet carbon reduction targets and achieve our clean growth ambitions.

Human Health Risk Assessment Methods for PV part 1 – Fire risks

The photovoltaic (PV) industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years due in part to the development of public policies to address climate change and energy security. Some industry stakeholders have expressed concerns regarding potential human inhalation exposure to hazardous materials should a PV module array be exposed to fire, particularly in a residential or commercial rooftop application.

Sustainability Talks: An Audience with James Close

Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have largely focused on energy transition and efficiency, but circular economy strategies could start to play a bigger role.

How Urban India Moves

This report, supported by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, gauges the opinion of India’s urban population on various clean transportation and sustainable mobility interventions. It captures the characteristics of Indian urban travel to fill existing data gaps and facilitate better-informed governance of urban transport. The conclusions are based on a survey among 3,682 urban dwellers across India.

Human Health Risk Assessment Methods for PV part 2 – Breakage risks

Photovoltaic (PV) modules are designed and tested for long-term durability in harsh outdoor environments, but a small percentage may break during installation or operation.

Insight Paper: Lessons from running the Living Lab

Innovation is critical to meeting net zero emissions targets by 2050. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Committee on Climate Change and the UK Energy Research Centre have all cited the importance of increasing government support for innovation – through R&D, demonstration and policies to create new markets.

Smarter transport: a digital revolution for electric vehicles and mobility services

As global economies decarbonise, UK transport sector businesses will be competing in the growing electric vehicles and mobility services markets. New digital technologies could play a fundamental role in putting businesses at the forefront of these new industries and would help accelerate the transition to a greener, more efficient transport system.

Technology Transfer and Innovation for Low-Carbon Development

Technological revolutions have increased the world’s wealth to a level that was once unimaginable. They have done so unevenly, however, and in ways that have accelerated climate change.