A recent publication by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission confirms the large potential of the Covenant of Mayors (CoM) initiative to contribute to ambitious mid-century climate change mitigation targets.
An increasing number of cities and local governments adhere to transnational initiatives on climate...Leggi altro
Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) will host its 2018 edition from 13 to 15 November in Barcelona, Spain. The event is expected to gather over 700 cities, 700 exhibitors and 400 speakers. Under the theme "Cities to live in", the event will stress how cities must aim all transformation strategies towards the goal of making...Leggi altro
The Covenant city of Morbegno (Italy), has been named "Alpine Town of the Year 2019". Located near Lake Como, the small town is already a reference point for lovers of "slow tourism".
According to the international jury who assigned the price: "The city proved its strong willingness to cooperate with neighbouring regions. The...Leggi altro
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The European Green Capital Award recognises the environmental achievements of European cities (with 100,000+ inhabitants) and aims to...Leggi altro
The deadline to submit your applications to the Covenant of Mayors Twinning programme has been extended to 28 September.
The Covenant of Mayors initiative has been active for the last 10 years in Europe with an increasing success amongst cities & towns.
The Covenant framework is supporting its signatories in achieving their climate and energy goals in a structured and coherent way, offering a methodology that has proved to be effective and useful for...Leggi altro
The call for a new edition of the twinning programme of the European Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy is now open. The Covenant twinning programme offers cities, regions and provinces across Europe the opportunity to take part in twinning exchanges that aim to increase local authorities’ capacity and knowledge to mitigate...Leggi altro
Zero emission technologies for local transport systems have a big role to play in the fight against climate change, transport being one of the largest sources of fossil fuel use and harmful emissions.
We kindly invite you to participate in a survey on zero emission mobility!
Currently, there is no comprehensive market survey for...Leggi altro
C–Track 50 is a Horizon 2020 project which began in March 2018. It aims to support local and regional authorities in energy and climate planning in order to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 (a min. 80% reduction in CO2 emissions).
To this end, C–Track 50 promotes multi-level governance and supports local and regional authorities...Leggi altro
Over 9,000 Covenant of Mayors signatories have developed a Sustainable Energy (and Climate) Action Plan (SE(C)AP) or are currently preparing one. Many local authorities are facing challenges in the implementation of those plans, the most important one being the lack of resources (human, financial, etc.) to truly bring them to...Leggi altro