A long-standing cooperation Until now, the two cities, officially twinned since 1974, have focused their cooperation on cultural and educational issues. Now, assisted by Energy […]
How do we respond to the emergency, to the need to adjust our path and revisit our goals, without changing a single policy? In some […]
Our project partner DRIFT is looking for remarkable and inspiring roadmaps and examples of innovative practices that walk the talk for carbon reductions. In the TOMORROW project, […]
Ambitious Manchester In 2019 Manchester decided to become a zero carbon city by 2038. At city level, this means capping total emissions at 15 million […]
When the European Commission published the new mission-oriented approach proposed for the forthcoming Horizon Europe programme in January 2018, we were glad to see such […]
In July 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) proposed a bold new energy lending policy which would halt support to all fossil fuel projects by […]
With EU Member States set to submit their final national energy and climate plans (NECPs) by the end of the year, they should tap into the potential of their cities and citizens to design and deliver robust, ambitious and mutually beneficial plans.
The European Parliament is questioning the proposed commissioners in Brussels this week. The hearings are essential to inform Parliament’s decision to give its consent to, […]
It has been trumpeted as a “very powerful package” by the German government. The long-awaited draft of Germany’s first climate protection law, unveiled on September 20, is ultimately insufficient to catapult the so-called energy transition pioneer back into climate leadership.
Since 2003, the European Week of Regions and Cities has been giving cities and regions the opportunity to display their actions, confirming the importance of […]
Press release Climate proofing budgets is the best way to ensure that governments do not spend a single euro that could further climate change For […]
With a new climate action law, chancellor Angela Merkel can show how serious the so-called energy transition pioneer takes its task.
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.