Lobbying to have your voice heard works. That was a key message from the President of the Youth Climate Council of Poland, Kasia Smetek, during a session at the World Urban Forum in Katowice on how city leaders and youth are making climate neutrality a reality. In COP24, there were no young people, noted Smetek; by COP26, the...Lire la suite
The Technical Assistance programme aims at supporting 10 municipalities under 50,000 inhabitants in the preparation and development of selected projects included in their SECAP. For this year’s edition, the focus of the programme will be on community energy projects.
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Here's some takeaways from our Covenant of Mayors' webinar entitled "P ublic transport as a key enabler for carbon-neutral and connected cities" which took place on June 23rd 2022. The Covenant Office is organising a series of 5 webinars on policy options to reduce emissions from the transport sector, which kickstarted this 23 June...Lire la suite
Energy poverty - currently experienced by between 30 and 60 million of Europeans - refers to the situation when households are unable to access enough energy to ensure dignified living conditions at an affordable price. Although the direct and indirect drivers and causes are multiple, poor insulation of buildings, high energy bills...Lire la suite
This is always one of the first obstacles that local governments mention when they talk about their climate transition: they lack staff to draft their plans or SECAPs, leverage funds, implement all projects, engage with their local stakeholders, business and citizens or give them advice for their private buildings. The campaign Climate Adaptation - European Approach and Success Stories
On the 15th of June 2022, the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Office and the REGILIENCE team organized a workshop titled “Climate Adaptation – European Approach and Success Stories”, in Léon, Spain. Regions and energy agencies were invited to reflect on the implementation of climate adaptation and resilience measures.
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Join the ePLANET team as a regional partner to work on the Energy Transition!
If you're a motivated Authority or Energy Agency you can join the ePLANET team as a regional partner. You will benefit from tailored support including study visits to one of the project regions, peer to peer guidance and the participation in webinars and...Lire la suite
After the first successful learning cycle where mentors from around Europe shared how they have implemented innovative financing schemes in their municipalities or regions, PROSPECT+ now opens the application for a new round of mentors.
Covenant of Mayors' signatories will be able to share their sustainable energy and climate...Lire la suite
Are you transforming places to make them more sustainable, inclusive, and beautiful? Which barriers or enablers have you encountered in the built environment and construction sector?
Within the New European Baughaus initiative, Covenant of Mayors' signatories are invited to participate to the "Regulatory analysis for the built...Lire la suite
City in the Spotlight Awards 2022: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS OPEN!
Are you a Covenant of Mayors Signatory (2030 or 2050 targets)? Has your municipality achieved outstanding progress in implementing mitigation and adaptation? Are you working to alleviate energy poverty and implement energy savings measures? Do you want to inspire other...Lire la suite