Invitation to a press briefing on Saving bluefin tuna - breakfast briefing on new EU rules on bluefin fishing and scandals in the fishery - Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament - European Parliament, Brussels
Air pollution in airports
Air pollution in airports
Event date: 31 Jan 13 - 31 Jan 13
A challenge for the working environment - solutions and successful cooperation
AIR POLLUTION IN AIRPORTS
Also a challenge for the working environment - solutions and successful cooperation
Thursday 31 January 2013 10.30-17.30
European Parliament - ASP 1G2
Particle pollution at airports - facts and consequences
10.30-10.40 Welcome by Søren Søndergaard, MEP GUE/NGL-group
10.40-10.50 Particle pollution seen from a trade union perspective: key-note speaker: Henrik Bay-Clausen, Chairman of the Kastrup Branch of the United Federation of Danish Workers (3F).
11.50-11.10 Facts and levels of particle pollution in airports: key-note speaker: Kaare Press Kristensen Ph.D, HD(A), civil engineer.
11.10-11.25 Ultrafine particles at East Midlands Airport – grave concerns and challenges: key-note speaker: Greg Foster, baggage handler
11.25-11.45 Facts and suspicions regarding particle pollution with special emphasis on diesel particles and ultrafine particles: key-note speaker Ulla Vogel MSc, Ph.D.
11.45-12.30 Questions to the 5 key-note speakers
12.30-14.30 Sandwich lunch and networking
How can particle pollution be limited?
14.30-14.50 Sustainable aviation – also a challenge in airports: key-note speaker, Connie Hedegaard, Commissioner for Climate.
14.50-15.10 Experiences from Copenhagen Airport in regard to reducing particle pollution: key-note speaker: Jesper Avery Jacobsen, Senior Project Manager, Copenhagen Airports.
15.10-15.30 Experiences with green equipment. Key-note speaker: Lars Barsøe, Sales manager, Vestergaard Company A/S
15.30-16.00 Questions to the 3 key-note speakers
16.00-17.10 Panel debate: what can be done about particle pollution at EU-level, national level and at airport's level.
- Chrystelle Damar, Manager Environmental Strategy & Intermodality, ACI EUROPE
- Søren Søndergaard, MEP GUE/NGL-group
- Laurent Vogel, researcher ETUI
- Kaare Press Kristensen, Ph.D, HD(A), civil engineer
- Ole Christensen, MEP S&D-group
17.10-17.30 Review of the day's presentations and the on-going social dialogue in regard to the reduction of particle pollution in airports. Lars Brogaard & Janne Hansen, Katrup Branch of the United Federation of Danish Workers (3F).
Contact: Maj ASLETT-RYDBJERG:
The conference has been organized by the Kastrup Branch of the United Federation of Danish Workers (3F), Unite The Union, Swedish Transport Workers Federation, Branch 46, and European Transport Workers Federation with support from the European Commission and the GUE/NGL-group in European Parliament.
Moderator: Sonja van Renssen, Journalist on EU-affairs
Registration (14:00 – 14:30)
Opening statements (14:30 – 14:50)
We are pleased to invite you at the conference:
The global renewable energy industry: companies’ strategies and market trends
16 October 2012, Brussels
European Commission headquarters
Berlaymont building – Schuman room
NATURAL REFRIGERANTS - SOLUTIONS FOR EUROPE: Already in its fourth year, this interactive workshop and conference on Natural Refrigerants (CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water, air) will be organised in Brussels from Tuesday to Wednesday, 6-7 November, with a pre-event on 5 November
Mr. Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy, Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard, Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication, and Mr. Johannes Remmel, Minister for Climate Protection,
On Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 09:30,
at the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union
Place du Luxembourg 1, 1050 Brussels
Dear Sir or Madam,
When: Thursday 24 January 2013 @ 10.30 - 11.00
CLEPA Annual Reception 2013
Concert Noble- Brussels
For further information, please contact :
Ms Nathalie Gminder, email@example.com,
If you are not for zero waste, how much waste are you for?
15.00 – 15.10 Opening
Gabi Zimmer, President GUE/NGL
Mikael Gustafsson, MEP GUE/NGL and Chair of FEMM Committee
Gas Week 2013 – Making a Clean Future Real
Building on the success of Gas Week 2012, Gas Week 2013 focuses on how natural gas can help Europe make a clean future real.
Sustainable development depends on real commitments and actions, by real people in the real
world – statement from 2002 Johannesburg Earth Summit Declaration. Several voluntary commitments where mentioned at Rio +20 as good practice of industry moving towards improved sustainability.
Rainer Steffens, Head of the Representation of the State NRW to the European Union
The German Marshall Fund of the United States is pleased to invite you to a discussion on the opportunities for Europe and the United States to lead international efforts to avoid climate change.
On 19 June, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), the voice of the HVACR industry, is hosting a High-Level Conference on Energy and Climate.
The conference starts at 14.30 and ends at 18.00.
The seminar organised by COGEN Europe and Euroheat & Power in cooperation with the Heat Coalition will provide a fresh look at energy efficiency and costs, with a view to initiate a debate on a new, cost-effective and realistic vision for decarbonising the energy sector which takes into ac
Events of the week
- The Brief: The chances of anything coming from Mars
- Belgian professor: What’s wrong if CETA is signed in December?
- Montaigne Institute warns the EU against abandoning TTIP
- Brussels should answer the call for sustainable smartphones
- Commission’s top advisor championed market ‘discipline’ in crisis years