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07 Dec - 08 Dec

The 48 hours of inclusive transition

On the 7th and 8th of December, the City of Grenoble and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) organise the Fourth season of […]

15 Dec

How can low-tech and biomimicry concepts help decarbonise buildings?

At least two facts call for a paradigm change in the building sector: the tensions on the availability of classic building materials and skilled workforce, […]

19 Jan

Energy Cities matchmaking 2023 – informative sessions about EU funding opportunities

Session only for members Energy Cities is happy to invite you to its upcoming series of matchmaking events for members, which will take place online […]

20 Jan

Energy matchmaking 2023 – Informative session about the Urbact IV Call

Session only for members Energy Cities is happy to invite you to its upcoming series of matchmaking events for members, which will take place online […]

16 Mar - 17 Mar

Turin, Italy

Cities Forum 2023 – Together for green and just cities

The CITIES FORUM is the place and moment to exchange on the urban dimension of Cohesion Policy, the Urban Agenda for the EU, the role […]

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From vacant places to meanwhile spaces

From vacant places to meanwhile spaces

Transitional urbanism in the cities of today and tomorrow

08/12/2022

For the fourth webinar organised by HUB 5, we welcomed three speakers from three different countries: based in Paris, Dickel Bokoum from La Belle Friche, […]
Interviews
Sufficiency is a serious game

Sufficiency is a serious game

Interview with Hugo Weisbecker (Enercoop) and Julie Mayer (Les Economes)

29/11/2022

In our conversation we set about defining the word “sufficiency” and why it matters so much. Why it is so difficult most of us to change entrenched behaviors? Julie and Hugo do have a passionate and creative response to that. And: they convinced me that serious games are a fantastic way to change people’s mindset.
News
What if… Stories from the future

What if… Stories from the future

How to live intentionally and mindfully in 2050?

09/11/2022

Everyone has a story: share with us how you imagine yours or your city’s in 2050. We can help you develop it.
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Ecological transition and jobs: accelerating green local economies

Ecological transition and jobs: accelerating green local economies

Looking back on the latest webinar of the Sufficient Cities series

08/11/2022

On November 8th, Energy Cities welcomed Eddy Adams, URBACT Programme Level Expert, UIA Expert and Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) Adviser, and Hayat Boaira, Director of the Zero […]
News
Cities’ strategies to bring urban spaces (back) to life

Cities’ strategies to bring urban spaces (back) to life

The city under our feet is full of space and time

08/11/2022

One quarter of the land that is ‘consumed’ for housing in France is actually used in municipalities that are losing inhabitants. That’s what French urban […]

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SSH CENTRE EU

SSH CENTRE EU

Social Sciences and Humanities for Climate, Energy aNd Transport Research Excellence
SSH CENTRE EU

SSH CENTRE is a Horizon Europe project representing the cross-European Centre of Research Excellence for Climate-Energy-Mobility Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH). The project will engage […]

PROSPECT+

PROSPECT+

Capacity building for cities and regions - from learning to action!
PROSPECT+

A capacity-building programme on innovative financing, by and for EU cities and regions

Smarter Together

Smarter Together

Smart and Inclusive Solutions for a Better Life in Urban Districts
Smarter Together

Smarter Together is a pilot project that aims at developing ICT solutions for the energy transition in urban areas. A special focus will be on residential housing renovation, production and consumption of renewable energy and mobility. Lyon, Munich and Vienna are the three leading cities in the Smarter Together project. Smarter Together is a Smart Cities project supported by the European Union in the framework of the Horizon 2020 programme.

POTEs – Ordinary Ecology 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 […]