Basque Country-based marine energy start-up Arrecife Energy Systems has started testing the scale model of its wave energy device as part of the second phase of EuropeWave project. Inspired by the behavior of coral reefs absorbing the energy of the breaking waves, Arrecife Energy’s device captures power from the movement of the ocean waves using cross-flow…
“Cities are not using all the potential of nature-based solutions according to a new Basque study”.
The study conducted at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) along with the University of Almería, Sean Goodwin (BC3 and the University of Almería), Marta Olazabal (BC3 and Ikerbasque), Antonio J. Castro (University of Almería), and Unai Pascual (BC3 and Ikerbasque), has published in Nature Sustainability identifying critical pathways for making progress on the application of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in cities. To do so, the study has used data from 216 projects implemented in 130 cities worldwide.
First cross-border Social Economy Agreement signed by CEPES Navarre and CRESS Nouvelle Aquitaine in order to contribute to a more sustainable economy of scale.
Les organisations qui représentent l’Économie Sociale de Navarre et la Nouvelle Aquitaine (La France) ont signé une déclaration ensemble grâce à laquelle est possible de propulser un processus qui rend plus fort ce modèle économique basé sur les gens afin de contribuer au progrès social et au développement soutenable de nos territoires.
The basque enterprise Vostok Electric has launched a new electric motorbike towards a more sustainable model of mobility.
From Vostok, they have announced the Vostok E9, a model that can be transformed in two, similar to the previous one but showing they can be more sustainable in their management model.
A project called Minerva has been launched with the aim of developing materials destined to help deal with current social challenges and reduce the impact of industry on the environment.
The initiative, which was launched last July and is ongoing until December 2023, is based on state-of-the-art material transformation technologies, multiscale characterisation and digital tools such as simulation. Meeting current needs without compromising future generations has become a common objective. Industry worldwide is involved with sustainability and is experiencing constant changes in terms of advancement…