At the end of May, the European Commission published its long-awaited proposal for a recovery plan. The figures are impressive: 1.8 trillion Euros are foreseen […]
If well designed and coupled with enforcement of existing legislation, this strategy can trigger a massive upgrade of buildings across the continent. It will serve as anchor for the EU’s long-term transition towards a sustainable, resilient and climate-neutral continent. It will also play a key role in delivering a locally driven social and economic recovery from the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Why is a better policy framework for building-related policies in the Mediterranean Member States needed? The European Green New Deal, issued by the Commission last […]
The Community Power coalition wrote a letter to the Frans Timmermans, European Commission’s Executive Vice-President the European Green Deal and Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for […]
How can Europe emerge stronger out of the current crisis? Energy Cities’ President addressed a letter to the European Commission President von der Leyen to […]
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