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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 Stakeholder Meeting Milano, 20 Novembre 2014: video e report della giornata di lavoro

Tweet Il 20 Novembre, presso la sala Congressi del CNR di Milano si è svolto l’incontro nazionale dei portatori di interesse del progetto FP7 Sefira: “Qualità dell’aria e cambiamento climatico: le sfide di fronte a noi”   E’ possibile scaricare cliccando sul link il PDF delle presentazioni di ogni intervento.   -Benvenuto e presentazione del […]

Air pollution and environmental justice – a case from Minnesota (USA)

Tweet A recent study[1] conducted by University of Minnesota (USA) offers an interesting overview on the relationship between exposure to air pollution and social inequalities. Researchers from department of civil engineering calculated the difference of ethnic groups’ exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) in United States. The results clearly show a dependence between ethnic group belonging […]

First SEFIRA Report and Policy Brief released

Tweet The Sefira Project staff has now published the first Integrated Multidisciplinary Report and Policy Brief. The main topic is a review of the recent Clean Air Package released by the European Commission on 18 December 2013 that will serve as roadmap for Air Quality Policy review of the European Community. During this first period […]

EU Air Quality Policies: public debate and Sefira pilot study

Tweet   The recent release of the Clean Air Policy Package by the EU Commission on 18th of December 2013 has opened a relevant debate among concerned citizens, civil society organizations, NGO and policy makers concerned with improving air quality. An important statement from a group of european NGO committed to environmental protection has highlighted […]

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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.