The Commission today adopted its 2018 Fuel Quality Report based on the data submitted by EU countries. According to the data provided, the average greenhouse gas intensity of fuels in the 28 reporting Member States had fallen by 3.7% compared to the 2010 baseline. The year-on-year progress achieved compared to 2017 was limited to...Leggi altro
Are you thinking about setting up an energy community, but you’re not sure where to start? Do you already have a group and are wondering how to move through the next steps? Or do you maybe already know what type of project you would like to do, but you need more information on how to finance it? If the answer to any of these...Leggi altro
Our office conducted an online survey during the summer 2020 aimed at collecting local and regional authorities’ views and suggestions on the future of the Covenant initiative in Europe.
The outcome will be used to reposition the initiative in its new (policy, social, economic) context and transform it so that it best support...Leggi altro
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The climate crisis is the most crucial development challenge of our time, and cities have a key role in driving the shift to low-carbon, inclusive economies.
In a session organised with the Committee of the Regions as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, we invited several of our signatories to share their experience in implementing participatory models of governance to combat climate change.
To Rafal Trzaskowski, Mayor of Warsaw and Committee of the Regions rapporteur on the...Leggi altro
The EU's Recovery and Resilience Facility will make €672.5 billion available in loans and grants to support reforms and investments undertaken by Member States. The aim is to mitigate the economic and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic and make European economies and...Leggi altro
On 21st October the EU Green Week hosted the virtual 2020 LIFE Awards Ceremony.
The LIFE Awards recognise the most innovative, inspirational and effective LIFE projects in the fields of nature protection, environment and climate action.
by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre
Addressing climate change adaptation in cities is increasingly urgent as nearly 75 % of Europeans live in urban areas. This number expected to grow in coming years. Moreover, the way we plan and construct our cities remains unsustainable, the European Environment Agency (EEA) report ‘Urban adaptation in Europe: how cities and towns...Leggi altro
On 6 October 2020, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Geneva City Hub hosted the Forum of Mayors in Geneva to discuss city-level action for a resilient future. During this event, city leaders from Europe, North America, Central Asia and the Caucasus came together to exchange on key questions such as...Leggi altro