During the Urban Future Global Conference on 22-24 May in Oslo, Covenant of Mayors cities once again demonstrated their leadership role in the fight against climate change. Over 400 cities took part in 3 days of innovative workshops, sharing ideas on how to create sustainable cities.
During a first-day plenary session...Διαβάστε περισσότερα
On May 29, Members of the Political Board of the Covenant of Mayors met with Vice-President for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič and Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy. During this cordial and fruitful exchange, political representatives of Cologne, Heidelberg, Porto and Tampere and of the
The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, the State of Baden-Württemberg and the City of Heidelberg jointly hosted the International Conference on Climate Action – ICCA2019 – in Heidelberg on 22 and 23 May 2019. Centred on “Collaboration for Climate action”, the conference intended to strengthen multi-level...Διαβάστε περισσότερα
The Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform is a space for continuous learning where you can tap into the know-how of experts and experience of peers in the four programme topics: research and innovation, SME competitiveness, low-carbon economy, and environment and resource efficiency.
The Policy Learning Platform's peer...Διαβάστε περισσότερα
On the occasion of a Mayors' Breakfast at the International Conference on Climate Action 2019 in Heidelberg, Mayor of Heidelberg Eckart Würzner announced that he joined the Global Covenant of Mayors Political Board.
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...Διαβάστε περισσότερα
These are some of the common challenges shared by the cities of Leeds (UK) and
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...Διαβάστε περισσότερα
A new report on investment needs for the energy transition features case studies of five Covenant of Mayors 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...Διαβάστε περισσότερα