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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    July, 2017
    Italy

    This Law determines several provisions and measures, that also implementing and amending certain regional Laws, aimed at adapting the Emilia-Romagna regional legislative rules as regards the environmental field and introduction of measures in favor of territories that are or were affected by earthquakes (territories hit by earthquakes in 2012 and 2016).This text, as regards the environmental field, transposes the provisions of certain state Laws and Regulations related to the environment and to the defense of soil and coast, in particular as regards forestation, the evaluation procedure for

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2002
    Italy

    The Environmental Action Strategy for Sustainable Development in Italy is a strategic instrument with a national coverage which sets out the goals to be attained for sustainable development and outlines related measures and actions to be undertaken. The national environmental action strategy ensures continuity to the European Union action, namely through the Sixth Environmental Action Plan, with the targets regarding social cohesion, full employment and environmental protection approved by the Council of Europe in Lisbon and Göthenburg.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2016
    Netherlands

    The urban heat island effect is often associated with large metropolises. However, in the Netherlands even small cities will be affected by the phenomenon in the future (Hove et al., 2011), due to the dispersed or mosaic urbanisation patterns in particularly the southern part of the country: the province of North Brabant.

  4. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    May, 2014

    The paper concerns the study of the energy infrastructure that have the most impact on rural land. The analysis focuses on the systems for wind power and ground–mounted photovoltaic plants.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    These Regulations establish the powers of the Service for the protection of waterways, waste treatment, land reclamation and the prevention of the pollution of nature, and the Service for air and noise pollution, and for high-risk industry, at the Ministry of the Environment.

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    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    This Regional Act abolishes the Regional Agency for Parks and the Regional Agency for Soil Protection and provides for the rearrangement of administrative functions in this field. Subsequent amendments are laid down to regional provisions concerning the management of protected areas.

    Amends: Regional Act No. 29 on regional protected areas. (1997-10-06)

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    These provisions set out the legislative framework governing the rehabilitation of polluted sites of regional interest (which are defined under article 3). The regional authority is in charge of the adoption of the regional plan on rehabilitation of polluted sites (art. 4); articles 5 and 6 define the functions of the Provinces and Municipalities in this field.

    Implements: Legislative Decree No. 152 approving the Code on the Environment. (2006-04-03)
    Amended by: Regional Act No. 39 on the promotion of geodiversity, geosites and karst areas in Liguria. (2009-10-06)

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    The purpose of this Legislative Decree is to achieve integrated prevention and control of pollution arising from the activities listed in Annex I, in order to reach a high level of protection of the environment taken as a whole. It lays down measures aimed at reducing and preventing emissions in the air, water and land from said activities ( which are, among others, energy industrial activities, production and processing of metals, waste management ). An authorization is compulsory to operate all or part of installations listed in Annex I.

  9. Library Resource

    Strategia Nazionale di Adattamento ai Cambiamenti Climatici.

    Regulations
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    The National Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change is a cross-sectoral strategic document adopted by the Ministry of the Environment to respond to the broader goals set out in the adaptation strategy package approved by the European Commission in 2013, with the aim of making Europe better prepared to withstand existing and future climate impacts.

  10. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Southern Asia, Northern Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Europe, Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Asia, South America, India

    A un anno dalla scadenza per il raggiungimento degli Obiettivi di Sviluppo del Millennio, fissata nel 2015, l’Indice Globale della Fame 2014 offre una prospettiva articolata del problema della fame nel mondo, che porta nuovi spunti al dibattito mondiale rispetto a dove concentrare gli sforzi nella lotta contro la fame e la malnutrizione. Secondo il GHI 2014, lo stato della fame nei Paesi in via di sviluppo è complessivamente migliorato in confronto al 1990, con un calo del 39%.

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