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EUROCITIES statement on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

Energy efficiency is a major issue in our local efforts to mitigate climate change but also in providing green jobs and addressing energy poverty. As European cities, we manage extensive portfolios of public buildings and we can also, depending on our legal authority and financial and administrative capacity, regulate, incentivise and assist with improving the energy efficiency of privately owned buildings. However, improving private buildings remains particularly challenging.

publication

publication date: 13-01-2016

  •  environment

Ghent becomes first signatory of New Covenant of Mayors

EUROCITIES vice president Ghent became the first signatory of the new Covenant of Mayors on Climate and Energy ahead of COP 21, and is due to be followed by Manchester by the end of the year.

news

publication date: 17-12-2015

  •  environment

COP 21: EUROCITIES signs the Paris Pledge for Action

EUROCITIES has signed up to the Paris Pledge for Action (L’Appel de Paris), a call to support the Paris Agreement on global warming, agreed during COP 21.

news

publication date: 16-12-2015

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EUROCITIES on COP 21 – Stockholm Royal Seaport

Stockholm’s ‘Royal Seaport’ development in converting former industrial brownfield land into a ‘climate positive’ living, working and social space by 2030.

news

publication date: 11-12-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – using EU funds for energy saving investments in Sofia

Despite a reduced municipal budget, Sofia is making efforts to reduce local energy consumption with the help of EU funds.

news

publication date: 11-12-2015

  •  environment
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – Oslo, electric vehicle capital of the world

With 60% of emissions in Oslo coming from the transport sector, encouraging the uptake of electric vehicles is a major part of its CO2 reduction strategy.

news

publication date: 10-12-2015

  •  environment

Climate Chance summit for cities and other non state actors in Nantes, 26-28 September 2016

Hosted in Nantes, the first CLIMATE CHANCE summit will be held from 26 to 28 September 2016 at La Cité Nantes Events Center. This major event will bring together thousands of participants from all over the world.

event

start date: 26-09-2016
end date: 28-09-2016

  •  culture
  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – L’Ile de Nantes

Nantes is transforming a former industrial area into a sustainable living, working and leisure environment.

news

publication date: 08-12-2015

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  •  knowledge society
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EUROCITIES president speaks at COP 21

Johanna Rolland, mayor of Nantes and EUROCITIES president, spoke at several events during COP 21 in Paris.

news

publication date: 08-12-2015

  •  mobility

Join the European Cycling Challenge 2016

European cities are invited to compete in the fifth European Cycling Challenge in May 2016.

news

publication date: 08-12-2015