Considering the current climate emergency, and in a joint effort to keep global temperature rise below 1.5°C, local leaders across Europe commit to making climate action their overarching priority. Their vision is that “by 2050, we will all be living in decarbonised and resilient cities with access to affordable, secure and sustainable energy.“
The renewed ambitions of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe emphasize the need to make sure no one and no place is left behind in the climate and energy transition, by tackling energy poverty for instance. And while acknowledging the fact that all European regions and cities are at different stages in their transition, Covenant of Mayors signatories are reasserting their will to inspire and learn from each other in this process.
In concrete terms, Covenant of Mayors signatories commit to reducing even more drastically greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for the negative impacts of climate change by:
All European local authorities are invited to join the movement! Find out how here.
May 4, 2021
The Covenant of Mayors is the world’s largest movement for local climate and energy actions. In Europe, over 10,000 cities and towns are joining forces to secure a better future for their citizens.