In conjunction with the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference in Oslo, the World Green Building Council and partners announce BUILD UPON2; a project that will accelerate the renovation of buildings in European cities
With cities across the world declaring climate emergencies and climate action high up on the agenda for the European...Preberite več
Making plans for reaching carbon neutrality in 10 years from now,
Striking deals with automotive industry giants for offsetting carbon emissions,
Halving emissions from road transport.
In a joint letter the mayors asked for a peak in emissions by next year, more than halving emissions by 2030 and a net zero EU by 2050.
This letter came just a few days...Preberite več
A new report on investment needs for the energy transition features case studies of five Covenant of Mayor signatories: Ghent, Frederikshavn, Bordeaux-Métropole, Sevilla and Tallinn. These frontrunner cities estimated what are the local investment needs for the energy transition.
The city of Ghent in Belgium is implementing...Preberite več
In the context of an assessment study, the European Commission is inviting stakeholders to express their opinion on the EU Urban Agenda.
The Urban Agenda for the EU was launched in May 2016 with the Pact of Amsterdam. It has given cities the opportunity to be involved in multi-level working cooperation between Member States, the...Preberite več
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Organised by local public and private organisations, Energy Days are activities and events that promote a clean energy transition. Any activity can be an Energy Day – from a...Preberite več
At the end of November 2018, the European Commission adopted its 2050 vision for a climate-neutral Europe. In its bold long-term strategy, the EU executive body stressed the importance of local actions in reaching the ambitious goals set by the Paris Agreement.
Are European cities ready to take on this challenge? We interviewed...Preberite več
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On 24 December 2018, the EU regulation on the governance of the Energy Union and climate action entered into force. This regulation aims at...Preberite več
Currently, Europe is using around half on its energy consumption for heating and cooling (H&C). The sector relies mostly on fossil fuels and it is responsible for about 27% of CO2 emissions. To decarbonise Europe’ energy system, our approach to heating and cooling needs to change!