As the new EU Commission hits its 100 day benchmark, it is time to analyze how its flagship programme to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent has performed so far. The European Green Deal has already brought forth various ambitious measures, ranging from funding to governance. However, it has not yet triggered the necessary paradigm shift needed to deliver the transition.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Energy Cities and the city of Heerlen decided to postpone our Forum to a later date. The first Cities & […]
A broad consultation on the proposed Climate Pact has been launched by the European Commission. The Climate Pact is one of the strategic pillars of […]
It is impossible for me to write this March 2020 political editorial without mentioning the coronavirus outbreak. Yes, in this age of globalisation, pandemics are […]
The EU Commission today unveiled their climate law enshrining the target of climate neutrality across the entire EU by 2050. Because it is set for […]
The €7.5bn Just Transition Fund will be shared across the 27 countries of the EU. What began life as a proposal to help coal-dependent regions […]
EU City Facility (EUCF) was launched with a bang on February 19th as more than 600 participants hoped to take advantage of a grant to […]
The Cities & Citizens Energy Forum is a unique opportunity to learn about new engagement tools, successful projects and experiences from energy transition pioneers. During […]
Energy Cities is proud to welcome two new Croatian members: a city and a regional energy agency. These two communities are committed at their own […]
Deep geothermal energy in Strasbourg is a potentially game-changing resource that can provide low carbon heat and electricity to homes and industry as well as […]
This week, my director colleagues (ICLEI Europe, Climate Alliance, CEMR, Eurocities, Fedarene), and I met with the faculty of new European Commissioners. Therefore, I would […]
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.