Wooden buildings reduce carbon emissions massively, a new meta-study shows. We talked with one of the authors, Ali Amiri from the Aalto University in Finland.
The report reviews and analyses seven EU projects from Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Switzerland and Spain on their transformation of neighborhoods into net-zero energy districts. Lessons learned!
What the City Council of Barcelona is doing against the housing shortage and why it is important to invest in public housing, explains Lucia Martín González, Barcelona’s City Councilor for Housing and Renovation.
Around 50 million households face energy poverty. They cannot afford to adequately heat, cool or light their homes. The Right to Energy Coalition addresses this issue and demands the right to energy for all Europeans.
According to the motto: "Reinforcing Social Europe!" the EU Commission asks all partners to present their proposals on new policy action or legal initiatives needed on different levels on implementing the Pillar of Social Rights.
Andreas Culora from RAND Europe explains how housing quality is linked to the well-being and overall development of children. He stresses that the Member States have a number of policy levers in place to protect the housing rights of children.
What effect does housing quality have on children's life in Europe? This is the key question of this excellent report. The authors show that how much children in the EU are affected by severe housing deprivation and how strongly this influences their future life.
Housing is in the competence of the Member States. Although the right to housing is part of their international obligations , it is not enforceable as a subjective right and has no real operational charac