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Air quality policies of the future, the Sefira project ends, the challenge is in front of us all

Tweet Dear colleagues and friends of SEFIRA FP7 Project After 36 months of work we are pleased to say that the vision that inspired our proposal has given its first good results. A few research papers have been already published and we are confident that the huge amount of data that we have collected through […]

Air quality policies of the future: individual responses and social challenges – report

Tweet   On the 19th of April a group of researchers from SEFIRA Consortium met a delegation of the members of the European Parliament lead by MP Eleonora Evi from the ENVI Committee of the Parliament   Download the opening presentation and  the SEFIRA results posters (PDF) Integrating knowledge from the atmospheric and socio-­economic sciences […]

Stakeholder meeting in Austria: a report

Tweet The Stakeholder Meeting took place in Vienna on 16th February 2016, between 2.00 pm and 6.00pm, at the Aula (altes AKH) of the University of Vienna. The meeting was organized by the SEFIRA project partner from Vienna. The meeting was attended by 25 stakeholders, including representatives of civil society organizations, the Federal Environment Agency, […]

Sefira FP7 Final Symposium in Bruxelles

Tweet Air quality policies of the future: individual responses and social challenges Date: 20 April 2016 Time: Start 10:00 Ends 16:00 Venue: Comittee of the Regions –rue Van Maerlant 2 – B – 1040 Brussels Room:  VMA 1 , rue Van Maerlant 2, 2nd floor The final event of the Coordination and Support Action Sefira, […]

Smog alarm in Italy: climate change and environmental policies spark public debate

Tweet Sefira Project is following the developments of the severe air pollution crisis that is hitting the main urban centers of Italy in this end of December 2015. After that several local measures have not been able to decrease the high levels of PM10 and PM2,5, today the Italian Government has called an emergency meeting […]

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Socio Economic implications For Individual Responses to Air Pollution policies in EU +27

SEFIRA has the objective of creating a European coordination of transdisciplinary scientific and socio-economic resources in order to support the review and implementation of air quality legislation by the European Commission (EC) led by DG Environment. SEFIRA will coordinate some of the best scientific and socio-economic resources and will review air quality policies and legislation at the interface between environmental, economic and social sciences in order to achieve a deeper understanding of these complex issues. The main fields involved in the action will be atmospheric sciences, environmental and legal sociology, anthropology, geography and economics.