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19 May

Energy Transition Roadmapping Masterclass #2

Join us for the TOMORROW Energy Transition Roadmapping Masterclass, an intensive peer-learning programme for elected officials, civil servants and civil society actors working on energy transition governance processes in (their) cities.

01 Jun - 03 Jun

Helsingborg, Sweden

Urban Future 22: Europe’s leading event to make cities sustainable

On June 1-3, 2022, the global community of urban shapers will meet in Helsingborg, Sweden. This mid-sized city, located on the Swedish coast overlooking Denmark, […]

01 Jun - 02 Jun

Moving from solutions to system change

The Scalable Cities community event “Moving from solutions to system change” wil be hosted by the IRIS Smart Cities project on the 1st and 2nd […]

10 Jun

Zero Carbon Cities: Targeting Climate Change

Zero Carbon Cities: Targeting Climate Change is an URBACT funded action planning network helping seven cities with the transition to Zero Carbon, led by Manchester […]

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 […]
News
“Local transition plans are also about cultural change”

“Local transition plans are also about cultural change”

Take-aways from Energy Cities' Forum sessions on Future-proof governance

05/05/2022

Energy Cities’ Hub “Future-proof local governance” aims to rethink the governance of transition strategies by setting up long-term local partnerships and trying out new participatory […]
News
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, […]
Interviews
Community-building around a transition roadmap: “Accepting early drop-out is part of the success.”

Community-building around a transition roadmap: “Accepting early drop-out is part of the success.”

Interview with Anne-Claire Urvoas (City of Brest) and Alejandro Gomez Gil (Valencia Clima i Energia)

26/04/2022

How do you engage individuals and local organisations in the energy transition? What does it need to make them allies in the journey towards greener […]

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Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The world's largest movement for local climate and energy action.
Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

After the adoption, in 2008, of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission launched the Covenant of Mayors to endorse and support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies.

SHARED GREEN DEAL

SHARED GREEN DEAL

Social sciences & Humanities for Achieving a Responsible, Equitable and Desirable Green Deal
SHARED GREEN DEAL

Started in February 2022, SHARED GREEN DEAL brings together 22 leading organisations from across the EU including eight universities, three research institutions, eight network organisations […]

NetZeroCities

NetZeroCities

A journey towards climate-neutral cities in Europe
NetZeroCities

NetZeroCities (NZC) is part of the Horizon 2020 Reseach and Innovation Programme in support of European Union’s Green Deal. It will support Europe in its […]

EUCityCalc

EUCityCalc

European City Calculator: Prospective modelling tool supporting public authorities in reaching climate neutrality
EUCityCalc

Meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement and ensuring that Europe becomes the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, requires European cities to be in the […]