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Jan 10, 2013

Ski resorts: how to reduce energy consumption of mechanical equipments ?

Since few dozen of years, as a common reorientation of the global economic sectors in the Alps, tourism took more and more importance in comparison to the others (agriculture, industry,…). In the Pays SUD (Serre Ponçon Ubaye Durance, France): 80% of employees are linked to tourism, and mainly to the winter ski activities.

Jan 10, 2013

Valtellina Valley toward carbon neutrality by 2050

Considering its typically alpine features, FLA identified Valtellina Valley as the ideal region where to cultivate the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. Starting from a preliminary analysis to identify the most critical sectors in terms of carbon emissions, FLA undertook two pilot actions relating to transport and energy issues.

Sep 03, 2012

Young, mentally handicapped, musically talented

Language, environment and a distance of over 800 kilometres separate the two orchestras of Tétras Lyre and the Miners' Brass Band. On 7 September the musicians from Chambéry and Idrija will be giving their first joint concert at the Alpine Week in Poschiavo. On stage will be around 90 people -all talented, some very young, some mentally handicapped.

Jul 31, 2012

Setting up of an Urban Transport Plan in Valence Romans Déplacements (VRD, France)

The Transport Plan of VRD has two principal originalities: to be elaborated with a wide consultation with population but also to define the scenarios according to their CO2 emissions.

Jul 31, 2012

Veneto's investing in a cleaner future

Through the ALPSTAR project, the Veneto Region wants to carry out a new concept toward carbon neutrality in Veneto’s productive sector.

Jul 31, 2012

Cross-border measures towards climate neutral commuting

The three Rhinevally-partners Vorarlberg, Liechtenstein and St. Gallen will collaboratively work together on concepts and strategies towards behaviour change in commuting habits.

Jul 31, 2012

Biomass potential still high in Soča valley

Bovec, Kobarid and Tolmin on their way to long distance district heating on biomass.

Jul 31, 2012

Success with remarkable pipes in the Achental valley

Among many successful stories in the Achental valley, a new world-unique wood gasification plant starts operation.

Jul 31, 2012

What is Alpstar about?

Alpstar project is addressing the need for well-directed and cross-cutting action to effectively manage climate change and reduction of climate-damaging emissions in the Alpine region, which was expressed by the Action Plan on Climate Change in the Alps approved within the frame of the Alpine Convention during the 10th Alpine Conference in march 2009.

Jul 13, 2012

Knowing how to shape the climate

Climate protection is possible. It's just that lots of people don't know how to go about it. CIPRA is demonstrating how we can protect the climate and save money at the same time. The whole idea is being trialled in two pilot regions in the Alps

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