With a new climate action law, chancellor Angela Merkel can show how serious the so-called energy transition pioneer takes its task.
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Cycling in Brussels has been surging in popularity the last few years with 16% more cyclists in 2018 compared to 2017 and an average 13% […]
Heating and cooling (H&C) is a major topic for the decarbonisation of the European energy system, and it goes hand to hand with urban planning. […]
This new report from the LIFE PlanUp project provides guidance to national policymakers on how to involve cities, civil society, the public and other stakeholders in the design and delivery of EU national energy and climate plans.
When it comes to efforts to address complex global challenges such as climate change, it is clear that a transatlantic partnership is needed as a prerequisite for any viable solution.
This report intends to present the results of an analysis led in order to determine to which extent European cities were involved in the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) drafting process and local energy and climate actions are taken into consideration by Member States in their NECPs.
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Crowned the world’s most liveable city in 2018 it is easy to assume that when it comes to cooperation with other cities, it’s more about what they can learn from the Austrian capital than vice-versa – but that’s not the way Julia Girardi-Hoog, who works for the Department for Urban Renewal in Vienna, describes things.
His city’s name is unpronounceable, but “Väk-tchö” resonates whenever local fossil-free strategies are being discussed. Bo Frank, its Lord Mayor, is proud of “the world’s […]