The French writer André Gide said “Everything that has to be said has already been said. But since no one has listened, it must be repeated over and over" Fritz Balkau observes, the sustainability expert for LCA4Regions.

Long-term environmental issues such as extreme weather phenomena, pollution, plastics, and hazardous waste are already making a huge impact on global development, and people still lack consensus.

During the first TLJ in January 2020, right before coronavirus, our expert touched upon many topics and issues related to the inefficient use of natural resources and regulations not being properly enforced and not sufficiently applied.

The meeting discussed the management of the environment and resource efficiency through the use of Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) tools to implement European Union regional policy and the important role of regions in this.

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