What is Urban Click about? “As Urban Click, our vision is to improve the circularity in the construction sector by improving the accessibility of knowledge and used products for renovation or new construction” With Urban Click, our aim is to create a user interface platform that helps to connect various stakeholders not only to buy… Continue reading Fostering circular economy in the construction sector with just one Click:the story of Urban Click
Hi Daniel, Can you tell us more about Amazóniko and How did you get an idea to create it? Amazóniko is a collaborative recycling platform that connects households, waste pickers, industry and commerce to give reusable materials a second life, promote responsible consumption and dignify collectors working conditions. We give to our users redeemable points… Continue reading Interview with Daniel Rodriguez Paredes –General director of Amazóniko- collaborative recycling platform
Hi Melissa, Can you please introduce yourself in few sentences? Hi, I am Melissa Capcha, I am originally from Peru but based in Germany since 2018. In Peru, I obtained a degree as an Environmental Engineer and I have been promoting projects to increase awareness in our society about climate change. I am currently a… Continue reading Interview with Melissa Capcha- KIC Journey fellow 2020
As Climate-KIC Pioneer into Practice I had an opportunity to stay one month in Madrid, Spain. My placement was in Research Group for Sustainable Management SILVANET –FoReStLab, College of Forestry and Natural Environment, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). During the placement period, with the colleague Daniel Pop from Romania, and with a help from Vanja… Continue reading Pioneers into practice- maps for suitable habitats for fauna from the Spanish Red List (IUCN).
As a Climate-KIC Pioneer into Practice (PiP) I had an opportunity to participate at the Pioneers International Workshop that was organized in Amsterdam, Netherlands on the 13th of November and to attend Global Grand Final of the Climate Launchpad that was organized on 14th and 15th of November in the same city. The theme of… Continue reading Grand finale of the Climate Launch Pad
Saša Šimpraga is a writer and an activist from Zagreb. He is the founder of 1POSTOZAGRAD (1 percent for the city), a Zagreb based platform focused on public space and commons. Alongside many small scale city improvements, such as numerous treelines or benches, its successes include the creation of a number of new public parks,… Continue reading Interview with Saša Šimpraga- an activist for better Zagreb
Importance of bees in the urban areas “By keeping just one hive you are immediately introducing 50,000 pollinators into an urban area and that can have a huge impact on the environment. I like the idea of doing something as an unfettered individual when most of the time we can't seem to affect any of… Continue reading Urban beekeeping
“Whether they come from governments or from civil society, the best techniques for safeguarding cities don’t just mitigate disaster damage; they also strengthen the networks that promote health and prosperity during ordinary times.” Adaptation, E. Klinenberg. The New Yorker, January 7, 2013 issue What are the solutions and the ideas so that communities can easier mitigate… Continue reading Towards resilient communities