Last August and September, the cities of Elliniko – Argyroupoli and Corinth tested the living streets model and gave their inhabitants the opportunity to turn […]
Cities are the main contributors to pollution and climate change, but they also have the power and opportunity to deliver the highest energy savings and […]
The Glasgow Climate Pact has finally been agreed, but not without causing the top negotiator to weep over our inability to agree on even the […]
Forget about net zero and fossil-free districts, positive energy districts (PEDs) aim at generating more renewable energy than they consume! Researchers across Europe are working […]
How much space is really given to science in policy-making nowadays? And what formats work best for scientific communication to create interest and engagement?
Horizon Europe, the successor of Horizon 2020, EU’s research and innovation programme, was launched last June and will last until 2027. The new programme comes […]
The European Commission is due to launch a call for Expression of Interest to participate in the 100 Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030 Mission […]
How can local governments communicate more effectively with their stakeholders on scientific subjects such as climate and energy? How can they inspire action? Working for […]
EUKI, the European Climate Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, recently interviewed our colleague Kinga Kovacs to promote the Living Streets project. […]
This question illustrates how dependent our economy is on fossil fuels, especially gas. Greenhouses in the Netherlands use a lot of gas, as well as […]
This month, you might have read our article on the ingredients for a local strategy against energy poverty (find it here if you have not!). […]
Until now, 2.5 million households living in the city of Mannheim and in neighbouring municipalities are getting power from the coal-fired power plant Grosskraftwerk Mannheim. […]
It is still not too late to act. It will take a far-reaching vision, it will take courage, it will take fierce, fierce determination to act now, to lay the foundations where we may not know all the details about how to shape the ceiling.