Last Wednesday, Covenant of Mayors city leaders brought up 5 demands from cities to EU Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete.
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In an ambitious regional climate action plan, 13 South-East Flemish municipalities set themselves a common target of 40% CO2 emission reduction by 2030.
On 26 September, the...Leia mais
European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete just announced the winners of the first ever Covenant Cities in the Spotlight awards at the European Week of Regions and Cities.
All representatives from local and regional authorities are invited to take part, as mentors or mentees, to peer-to-peer exchanges and learning on innovative financing schemes for their local energy and climate actions.
The PROSPECT...Leia mais
For many years the space in the city has been taken away from the people and given to the automobile. As we look out of the window onto a congested street, another lane for cars was simply added or new roads were built.
Inspired by the Living Streets initiative in the Belgian city of Ghent, seven other European cities created their...Leia mais
This year, the ChangeNOW summit welcomed a special delegation of the Covenant of Mayors - Europe. Amongst the represented cities, two of them distinguished themselves by committing to the 2030 targets.
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"A city is not gauged by its length and width, but the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams" – Herb Caen
Municipalities are centers of innovative ideas and...Leia mais
The European Covenant of Mayors has recently joined the RE-Source platform.
RE-Source is a European alliance of stakeholders representing clean energy buyers and suppliers for corporate renewable energy sourcing. This platform pools resources and coordinates activities to promote a better framework for corporate renewable energy...Leia mais
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 change...Leia mais
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...Leia mais