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Signatories to the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

Heralded as the “world’s biggest urban climate and energy initiative” by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy brings together thousands of local and regional authorities voluntarily committed to implementing EU climate and energy objectives on their territory.

New signatories now pledge to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030 and to adopt an integrated approach to tackling mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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Catalonian Covenant Club fosters public-private cooperation to boost energy efficiency
6 December 2016 - 10:25
In the framework of the Catalonian Covenant Club, stakeholders from the public and private sectors recently came together to upscale collaboration in the field of energy efficiency...
INTERREG Europe launches its Policy Learning Platforms: Whatâs in there for the Covenant Community?
30 November 2016 - 14:57
The Policy Learning Platforms aim to open up the knowledge gained within INTERREG Europe for the benefit of both project partners and the community of regional stakeholders, and to improve the implementation of Structural Funds and regional policies....
The Covenant of Mayors going global: Milestones and achievements
28 November 2016 - 16:00
The Covenant of Mayors was launched in 2008 in Europe with the ambition to gather local governments voluntarily committed to achieving and exceeding the EU climate and energy targets...
Covenant of Mayors highlighted as key example of "Energy efficiency first"!
25 November 2016 - 12:54
In a recent publication by leading European think tanks, the Covenant of Mayors' approach to local planning is showcased as a best practice example of implementing the "Energy Efficiency first" principle....
The Covenant of Mayors continues its global expansion through North America!
23 November 2016 - 17:15
On the occasion of the Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders which took place on 14 November in Marrakesh, the European Commission announced the start of work on the setting up of the Regional Covenant Office for North America....
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