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18 May - 20 May

Le Plessis-Robinson, France

Architecture and the Edges of Public Space: Tools and Strategies for a New Urban Agenda

International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) conference 2022 The IMCL is a unique peer-to-peer gathering of civic leaders, professionals and scholars dedicated to transitioning to a […]

30 May - 31 May

Grenoble, France

The 48 hours of sustainable resource management: producing and consuming differently

On 30st and 31st May, the City of Grenoble is organising the second season of Cities in Transition: “Sustainable Management of Resources “. This event […]

28 Jun - 29 Jun

Zagreb, Croatia

Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Conference – Moving Towards Energy Autonomy: How to Guarantee Social Inclusion

The 2nd Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) international conference will take place on 28-29 June 2022 in Zagreb under the theme “Moving towards energy autonomy: […]

01 Jul - 02 Jul

COP of cities

Upon invitation – All members from the Energy Cities network has been invited by Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, President […]

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Determined

Determined

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

19/05/2022

I recently discovered the manfra “Radiant“. It offers a description of a world… so similar to ours! To fight “the bad guys” (called “the inquisition”), […]
Advocacy
Give cities the staffing means for their climate ambitions

Give cities the staffing means for their climate ambitions

A study, a manifesto, and a campaign for more local staff to achieve the climate transition

18/05/2022

Local governments are at the forefront of managing crises. It has been true with the COVID crisis, it is still valid with the war in […]
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Getting to the local zero: eradicating energy poverty at city level

Getting to the local zero: eradicating energy poverty at city level

Launch of a new support mechanism by the Covenant of Mayors

17/05/2022

To help cities prepare for the setup of support mechanisms for the most vulnerable, the European Covenant of Mayors just launched its pillar on Energy Poverty. Besides “mitigation” and “adaptation”, this third pillar should help signatories define targets and measures related to the social negative impacts of rising energy prices, poor housing or even decarbonization as a radical transformation of production and consumption patterns.
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Transforming local economies to ensure sufficiency and social justice

Transforming local economies to ensure sufficiency and social justice

Rethinking social and economic models based on local resources, ensuring societal solidarity and equity.

05/05/2022

Empowering local players, making wise use of our resources and living within our planet’s boundaries requires sound, democratic decision-making processes.   We, at Energy Cities, are […]
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Highlights of Energy Cities Forum 2022 in Brussels

Highlights of Energy Cities Forum 2022 in Brussels

A glimpse into a long-awaited gathering

28/04/2022

More than 150 network members and partners participated in Energy Cities Forum on 21-22 April 2022 in Brussels. After a three-years break caused by Covid-19, […]

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POTEs – Ordinary Energy Transition Pioneers

The POTEs concept emerged simultaneously in two French regions – Franche-Comté and Bourgogne – in 2013 during the national debate on the energy transition, following […]